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Hull Construction Regulations

Version of section 69 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:

  •  (1) Every air space enclosed behind a ceiling, panel or lining shall be divided by close fitting draught-stops spaced not more than 14 m apart in the fore and aft direction and shall be closed at each deck.

  • (2) Every ceiling, panel and lining referred to in subsection (1) shall be so constructed as to enable a fire patrol to detect any smoke originating in a concealed or inaccessible space, without impairing the efficiency of the fire protection of the ship.

  • (3) Small holes in the ceiling, panels and linings, protected by metal gauze, shall be deemed to fulfil the requirements of subsection (2).

  • (4) Cellulose-based film shall not be used in cinematograph installations on board ship.

  • SOR/95-254, s. 32

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