1 (1) Subject to subsection (2), in every sleeping room, dining area, recreation space and toilet space there shall be installed a permanent heating arrangement that, in conjunction with any insulation provided, is capable of maintaining the temperature in those areas at not less than 18°C, having regard to the normal area of operation of the ship.
(2) If the temperature in a toilet space is capable of being maintained at not less than 18°C by heat derived from an adjoining compartment, a heating arrangement is not required in that toilet space.
2 (1) The permanent heating arrangements in the crew accommodation shall be of a type that uses steam, hot water, electricity or warm air.
(2) No space shall be heated
(a) by a flow of air from the galley or from any galley equipment; or
(b) directly from the exhaust system or waste gases of machinery or other equipment.
3 (1) The heating equipment shall be so constructed that its operation is not affected by the use or non-use of any steering gear, deck machinery, calorifiers or cooking appliances in the ship.
(2) The heat emitted by the permanent heating arrangements fitted in any space shall be capable of being regulated at any setting from full on to off by means of a permanently attached control.
4 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the permanent heating arrangements in the crew accommodation shall be in operation at all times when circumstances require its use and members of the crew are occupying the crew accommodation or working on board the ship.
(2) While the ship is in port, the permanent heating arrangements are not required to be in operation if efficient temporary means of heating are provided for such parts of the crew accommodation as are in use.
(3) The temporary means of heating referred to in subsection (2) shall not be of a type that uses coal, coke, paraffin, gasoline or liquefied petroleum gas as fuel.
- SOR/78-144, s. 21
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