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Life Saving Equipment Regulations

Version of section 91 from 2006-03-22 to 2023-12-19:

 A Class IX ship shall carry

  • (a) the following number of survival craft VHF radiotelephone apparatus stowed so that they are readily accessible for immediate use:

    • (i) two, if the ship is 300 tons or over but under 500 tons gross tonnage, and

    • (ii) three, if the ship is 500 tons gross tonnage or over;

  • (b) for each life raft, the Class A emergency pack set out in section 1 of Schedule I;

  • (c) for each lifeboat, the equipment set out in section 1 of Schedule II;

  • (d) for each rescue boat, the equipment set out in section 2 of Schedule II;

  • (e) a line-throwing appliance;

  • (f) 12 rocket parachute flares;

  • (g) one immersion suit, fitted with a whistle and a personal locator light, for each member of the complement; and

  • (h) means of embarkation into survival craft.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 18
  • SOR/2001-179, s. 36

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