Vessel Certificates Regulations (SOR/2007-31)

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

APPLICATION

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in respect of Canadian vessels everywhere and foreign vessels in Canadian waters.

  • (2) These Regulations apply in respect of vessels that are capable of engaging in the drilling for, or the production, conservation or processing of, oil or gas.

CANADIAN VESSEL CERTIFICATES — REGULATION 12 OF CHAPTER I OF SOLAS

Passenger Ship Safety Certificates

  •  (1) On application by the authorized representative of a Canadian vessel, the Minister shall issue a Passenger Ship Safety Certificate to the vessel if the applicable requirements under the Act regarding the following are met:

    • (a) the vessel’s structure and its main and auxiliary machinery, boilers and other pressure vessels;

    • (b) watertight subdivision arrangements and details;

    • (c) subdivision load lines;

    • (d) structural fire protection, fire safety systems and appliances and fire control plans;

    • (e) life-saving appliances and the equipment of the lifeboats, life rafts and rescue boats;

    • (f) line-throwing appliances and radio installations used in life-saving appliances;

    • (g) radio installations;

    • (h) shipborne navigational equipment, means of embarkation for pilots and charts and nautical publications; and

    • (i) lights, shapes, means of making sound signals and distress signals.

  • (2) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel that holds a Passenger Ship Safety Certificate shall ensure that the vessel undergoes the inspections required by regulation 7(a)(iii) of Chapter I of SOLAS.

Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificates

  •  (1) On application by the authorized representative of a Canadian vessel, the Minister shall issue a Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate to the vessel if the applicable requirements under the Act regarding the following are met:

    • (a) fire safety systems and appliances and fire control plans;

    • (b) life-saving appliances and the equipment of the lifeboats, life rafts and rescue boats;

    • (c) the provision of line-throwing appliances and radio installations used in life-saving appliances;

    • (d) shipborne navigational equipment, means of embarkation for pilots and charts and nautical publications; and

    • (e) lights, shapes, means of making sound signals and distress signals.

  • (2) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel that holds a Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate shall ensure that

    • (a) the vessel undergoes the inspections required by regulation 8(a)(iii) to (v) of Chapter I of SOLAS; and

    • (b) the Certificate is endorsed as required by regulation 8(c) of that Chapter.

Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificates

  •  (1) On application by the authorized representative of a Canadian vessel, the Minister shall issue a Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate to the vessel if the applicable requirements under the Act regarding the following are met:

    • (a) the vessel’s structure and its main and auxiliary machinery, boilers and other pressure vessels;

    • (b) watertight subdivision arrangements and details; and

    • (c) structural fire protection.

  • (2) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel that holds a Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate shall ensure that

    • (a) the vessel undergoes the inspections required by regulation 10(a)(iii) to (vi) of Chapter I of SOLAS; and

    • (b) the Certificate is endorsed as required by regulation 10(c) of that Chapter.