PO Box: 7547
Amman , 11110
Tel +962 6 4892282
Fax +962 6 4891653www.carc.gov.jo
AIR NAVIGATION SAFETY AND STANDARDS DIRECTORATE
Under the Chicago Convention and the international treaties, the safety regulation of civil aviation is a national responsibility. Jordan as a signatory state has complete and exclusive sovereignty over airspace above its territory, and is responsible for ensuring safety and undertakes to keep its own safety regulations, its air navigation equipment and operations compliant with those established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The operation of safety-related air traffic services within Jordan must be on the basis of achieving levels of safety which are both publicly and politically acceptable and this has to be demonstrated to all parties.
In Jordan the responsibility for the safety of Air Navigation Services (ANS) is addressed mainly in terms of two prime safety functions:
SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT
It is the policy of the Air Navigation Safety and Standards Directorate:
OBJECTIVE OF SAFETY REGULATION
The objective of Safety Regulation in ANS is to improve safety levels by ensuring that the numbers of ANS induced accidents, and of serious or risk-bearing incidents, do not increase and where possible decrease.
Safety regulation is founded on a number of concepts that may be summarized as follows:
SCOPE OF REGULATION
ANS Safety Regulation applies to the safety of ANS used for Civil Aviation in Jordan Airspace.
FUNCTION OF ANS SAFETY REGULATOR
The ANS safety regulator is responsible for:
METHODS OF REGULATION
Regulation shall be carried out on all safety-related aspects of the systems under the control of the Service Provider. This regulation shall be achieved principally by rulemaking and oversight.
Rulemaking is the process by which safety objectives and requirements are set. It consists of the definition of applicable requirements and associated standards and practices to ensure that both national minimum levels of safety and regulatory provisions that result from international commitments are observed.
Oversight may be defined as the function undertaken by a designated authority to verify that safety regularity objectives and requirements are effectively met.
STANDARDS TO BE USED BY ATM SERVICE PROVIDERS
LEGAL BASIS FOR REGULATION
The ANS Safety Regulator is the independent regulatory authority for ANS safety regulation as designated by the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission.
Regulatory authority is derived from: