45. Validation of foreign licences.—When a licence has been granted by the competent authority in a foreign State and is for the time being in force, the Central Government may, subject to such conditions and limitations and for such periods as it shall think fit, render such licence valid by an authorisation for flying aircraft registered in India and a licence so validated shall be subject to the provisions of rules 19 and 19A and such validation of a licence shall cease if the licence is revoked or suspended.
Note: For the purpose of this rule, foreign aircraft falling under sub-rule (3) of rule 1 shall be deemed as aircraft registered in India and Indian aircraft falling under sub-rule (4) of rule 1 shall be deemed as aircraft not registered in India.
[Amended by GSR No. 1567 dated 6-11-1962; GSR No. 150(E) dated 04-03-2009, GSR 481(E) dated 15-05-2017 and GSR No. 832(E) dated 30-06-2017]