3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), these Regulations apply to every Canadian ship of more than five tons, gross tonnage, that is used for towing, other than
(a) a ship that, when used for towing, is so used only for the purpose of salvaging logs; or
(b) a fishing vessel.
(2) Clauses 17(1)(a)(iii)(A) and (C) and paragraphs 20(1)(b) and 31(1)(d) do not apply to ships of 15.2 m in length or under and subsections 33(9) and 36(5) do not apply to existing ships of 15.2 m in length or under.
- SOR/78-144, s. 1.
4. (1) Notwithstanding anything in these Regulations, where any changes are made to an existing ship, the crew accommodation shall be modified so as to comply, in so far as is reasonable and practicable in the opinion of the Board, with the requirements of these Regulations respecting a new ship.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection 3(2) where any furniture, fittings or other items referred to in these Regulations are renewed or replaced on an existing ship, that furniture or those fittings or other items shall comply with the requirements of these Regulations respecting a new ship except where space limitations on the ship make such compliance unreasonable or impracticable.
(3) The crew accommodation on every ship shall comply with the requirements of Schedule I.
(4) With respect to heating, the crew accommodation on every ship shall comply with the requirements of Schedule II.
5. The owner of every ship shall ensure that the crew accommodation on that ship complies with the requirements of these Regulations.
6. (1) Subject to subsections 19(3) and 21(2), every dining area, galley, recreation space and toilet space on a new ship other than a day ship shall be separated by bulkheads from every other room or area on that ship.
(2) Every part of the crew accommodation, other than a store room or a galley, shall be kept free of stores and shall not be used for the storage of property not belonging to or provided solely for the use of the persons for whom that part of the crew accommodation is appropriated.
(3) No cargo shall be kept in any part of the crew accommodation.
7. (1) There shall be no means of access, other than an emergency escape opening or an opening from a passageway, between the crew accommodation and a space used as
(a) an oil bunker;
(b) a cargo or machinery space;
(c) a lamp room or paint room; or
(d) a store room not forming part of the crew accommodation.
(2) Subsection (1) only applies to ships under 22.9 m in length in so far as is reasonable and practicable.
- SOR/78-144, s. 2.
8. The means of access to and egress from every part of the crew accommodation shall be so situated that, in the event of fire in any lamp room or paint room in the ship, access to and egress from the crew accommodation will not be impaired.
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