Hull Construction Regulations
Version of section 55 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:
55 (1) In every ship in which Method II of fire protection has been adopted, an automatic sprinkler and fire alarm and fire detection system complying with Schedule VI of the Fire Detection and Extinguishing Equipment Regulations shall be installed and so arranged as to protect all accommodation spaces and service spaces in the ship.
(2) The Board may exempt any ship from the requirements of this section
(a) to the extent that it is satisfied that the accommodation spaces and service spaces afford no substantial fire risk; and
(b) in respect of any baggage room or store room that it is satisfied is provided with adequate arrangements for the detection of fire or for the smothering of fire by gas or steam.
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