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Large Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations

Version of section 29 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-06-22:

  •  (1) Every fishing vessel shall be inspected during construction at such times as the inspector deems advisable.

  • (2) The owner of a fishing vessel shall notify the inspector at least one week in advance of

    • (a) the commencement of framing;

    • (b) the commencement of planking or plating;

    • (c) the launching; and

    • (d) the dock and sea trials.

  • (3) Dock trials and sea trials of a fishing vessel shall be held in the presence of an inspector, at which time the bilge and fire pumps shall be tested, the speed in knots estimated, the steering and stopping powers of the vessel tested and the launching arrangements for the lifeboats, boats, dories or skiffs tried out, and such further tests shall be made as the inspector considers necessary to satisfy himself that the vessel is safe and suitable for the voyages intended.

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