Hull Construction Regulations
Version of section 254 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:
254 (1) Every cargo space intended for the carriage of motor vehicles with fuel in their tanks for their own propulsion shall be fitted with
(a) a fire detection and fire alarm system; and
(b) a fixed fire extinguishing system that complies with the Fire Detection and Extinguishing Equipment Regulations.
(2) Every cargo space referred to in subsection (1) shall be fitted with a power ventilation system that
(a) has a capacity sufficient to provide at least six air changes per hour based on an empty hold;
(b) is entirely separate from other ventilation systems; and
(c) is designed to prevent air stratification and the formation of air pockets in the cargo space.
- SOR/83-521, s. 4
- SOR/95-254, s. 26
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