Life Saving Equipment Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1436)

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2013-12-06. Previous Versions

Buoyant Apparatus

  •  (1) Every buoyant apparatus carried on a ship shall bear a label of the United States Coast Guard indicating that the apparatus meets the requirements of subpart 160.010 of Title 46, Volume 6, of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States.

  • (2) Every marking on a buoyant apparatus carried on a ship shall be in English and French. This requirement does not apply in respect of the label required by subsection (1).

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34;
  • SOR/2001-179, s. 46;
  • SOR/2006-256, s. 11;
  • SOR/2013-235, s. 7.

Pyrotechnic Distress Signals

 Every pyrotechnic distress signal carried on a ship shall be withdrawn from service at the latest four years after its date of manufacture.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34.

Survival Craft VHF Radiotelephone Apparatus

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34;
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 21.

SARTs

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34;
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 21.

Class II EPIRBs

  •  (1) A Class II EPIRB carried on a ship shall meet the requirements of sections 25 to 27 of the Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations, 1999.

  • (2) The radio operator of a ship that carries a Class II EPIRB shall comply with the requirements of subsection 49(1) of the Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations, 1999.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34;
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 21.

Immersion Suits

 The marking of an immersion suit and its storage container referred to in section 9 of Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.16-M89, published in February 1989 and entitled Marine Abandonment Immersion Suit Systems, shall be in English and French.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34.