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Marine Personnel Regulations

Version of section 208 from 2023-12-20 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (1) The master of a vessel shall assign, for each lifeboat required to be on board by the Vessel Construction and Equipment Regulations or the Life Saving Equipment Regulations, as the case may be,

    • (a) if the lifeboat has a specified capacity of 50 or fewer persons, at least two certificated persons; and

    • (b) if the lifeboat has a specified capacity of more than 50 persons, at least three certificated persons.

  • (2) In the case of a motorized lifeboat, the master shall ensure that one of the persons assigned to it has received the necessary training to operate the motor and carry out minor adjustments to it.

  • SOR/2023-257, s. 522

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