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Collision Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2008-09-05 to 2023-01-25:

  •  (1) Each light, shape, sound-signalling appliance and radar reflector required by these Regulations to be carried or exhibited on a vessel, except those on a pleasure craft, shall have a proof of compliance stating that the light, shape, sound-signalling appliance or radar reflector meets the standards applicable under section 6.

  • (2) The proof of compliance shall be in the form of

    • (a) a document that is carried on board the vessel in a readily accessible location; or

    • (b) a label that is securely affixed, in a readily visible location, to the light, shape, sound-signalling appliance or radar reflector.

  • (3) A proof of compliance issued in a language other than English or French shall be accompanied by an English or French translation.

  • (4) The proof of compliance shall be issued by

    • (a) a government that is a party to the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972;

    • (b) a classification society recognized by a government referred to in paragraph (a) as able to determine whether the equipment meets the applicable standards specified in section 6; or

    • (c) an independent testing establishment recognized by the Minister or by a government referred to in paragraph (a) as able to determine whether the equipment meets the applicable standards specified in section 6.

  • SOR/90-702, s. 3
  • SOR/2008-272, s. 6
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