93. Requirement of a licence for air traffic services personnel.– (1) No person shall engage himself in the provision of air traffic services in the Indian airspace or in any airspace outside the Indian territory for which India has, in pursuance of any international arrangement, undertaken to provide air traffic services, unless he holds a valid air traffic controller’s licence issued under these rules.
(2) The designated military authority may provide the air traffic services to the civil aircraft in the airspace designated for military use in accordance with the provisions of this part and subject to the conditions specified by the Director-General:
Provided that any person already engaged in the provision of air traffic services before the commencement of the Aircraft (……Amendment) Rules, 2010, may continue to provide such services in accordance with the procedure specified by the Director-General till such person obtains the licence or till a date to be notified by the Central Government, whichever is earlier.
[Inserted by GSR No 64(E) dated 3-2-2012]