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Hull Construction Regulations

Version of section 253 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), every cargo space of a ship of 2 000 tons gross tonnage or more shall be protected by a

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of the cargo spaces of any ship that are

    • (a) constructed and solely intended for carrying ore, grain or unseasoned timber or cargoes that constitute a low fire risk; and

    • (b) fitted with steel hatch covers and an effective means of closing all ventilation openings and other openings leading to the cargo spaces.

  • SOR/83-521, s. 4
  • SOR/90-240, s. 18

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