Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

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Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by koenie » Fri May 20, 2011 11:31 am

Hi Mary

What will be the process and costs be to transfer an AMO licence to a new legal entity. What are the requirement for the owner to be able to run such an entity from the SACAA and regulations perspective. If need be , who can I contact at the SACAA for more information.

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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by CAA » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:36 pm

Hi Koenie

It is not possible to transfer an AMO licence to a new entity. You will need to apply in the new entities own right. Please refer to Regulation 145.02.10.
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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by koenie » Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:01 pm

Thanks for the reply Mary.

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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Thu Jun 24, 2021 12:07 pm

Can anybody advise if the above regulation still applies of you purchase the company that owns the license?

ie: if you buy the cc or pty does the license not form part of the company?
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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by heisan » Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:02 pm

Jayson v Schalkwyk wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 12:07 pm
Can anybody advise if the above regulation still applies of you purchase the company that owns the license?

ie: if you buy the cc or pty does the license not form part of the company?
Not sure if the CAA still answers questions here...

If not, have you considered reading the regulation in question:
Transferability
145.02.10 (1) Subject to the provisions of subregulation (2), an AMO approval, is not transferable.
(2) A change in ownership of the holder of an approval shall be deemed to be a change of significance referred to in regulation 145.02.12.
and from there:
Changes in quality system
145.02.12 (1) If the holder of an AMO approval desires to make any change in the quality system referred to in regulation 145.02.2, which is significant to the showing of compliance with the appropriate requirements prescribed in this Part, such holder shall apply to the Director for the approval of such change.
(2) The provisions of regulation 145.02.6 shall apply with the necessary changes to an application for the approval of a change in the quality system.
(3) An application for the approval of a change in the quality system shall be granted by the Director if the applicant satisfies the Director, upon submission of appropriate proposed changes to its manual of procedure, that it will continue to comply with the provisions of regulations 145.02.1 to 145.02.5 inclusive, after the implementation of such approved change.
So, yes, ownership of the company can change hands - BUT you need to apply for permission for such a change of ownership.
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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:20 pm

Thanks Justin, appreciate the feedback.

I did go read those regulations as posted by Mary. Was a good starting point.

What if all the current post holders remain unchanged and its the business ownership that changes? The CAA surely cannot dictate who owns the business if all of the post holders in terms of the manual of procedure remain the same?
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Re: Transfer of AMO licence to new entity

Unread post by heisan » Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:24 pm

The regs are quite explicit. If the ownership of the holder changes hands, you must apply for permission. It will likely be a formality, but it must be done.
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