No. S 592
Air Navigation Act
Air Navigation
(Voluntary Reporting) Rules 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 12A of the Air Navigation Act, the Minister for Transport makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Air Navigation (Voluntary Reporting) Rules 2020 and come into operation on 27 July 2020.
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“appropriate form”, in relation to any purpose for which a specific form is required to be used for the purposes of these Rules, means the relevant form that —
(a)is provided by the designated person; and
(b)is set out on the website at https://www.tellsarah‑;
“designated person” has the meaning given by rule 4;
“personal information” means information, or an opinion, about an identified person, or a person who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not;
“protected information” has the meaning given by section 12 of the Act;
“report” means a report made under these Rules of an aviation safety matter;
“reporter”, in relation to a report, means the person making the report;
“Tell Sarah database” means a database established and maintained by a designated person under these Rules for recording information contained in reports;
“Tell Sarah scheme” means the scheme for the voluntary and confidential reporting of aviation safety matters established under these Rules for the purposes of section 12A of the Act.
Establishment of voluntary report scheme
3.—(1)  For the purpose of section 12A of the Act, the “Tell Sarah scheme” is established for the voluntary and confidential reporting of any aviation safety matter.
(2)  The purposes of the Tell Sarah scheme are —
(a)to provide a voluntary and confidential reporting scheme of aviation safety matters;
(b)to identify deficiencies and problems arising out of such reports; and
(c)to give information to only the Authority about an identified aviation safety matter to facilitate —
(i)action and awareness about aviation safety; and
(ii)improvements in aviation safety.
Made on 15 July 2020.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Transport,
[CA.; LE/LGN/A.8; AG/LEGIS/SL/6/2015/22 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 12A(4) of the Air Navigation Act).