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Large Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations

Version of section 13.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-06-22:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (1.3), where the construction of a fishing vessel begins after April 27, 1996, the electrical equipment, installations and appliances on the fishing vessel shall be constructed in accordance with TP 127 as it reads on the day the construction begins.

  • (1.1) Before the construction, reconstruction or modification of a fishing vessel begins, the owner of the fishing vessel shall submit to the Board for inspection, in respect of the fishing vessel, the drawings, data and plans referred to in section 36 of TP 127.

  • (1.2) Subject to subsection (1.3), any substantial reconstruction or modification of the electrical equipment, installations or appliances on a fishing vessel shall, insofar as it is practicable, bring the electrical equipment, installations or appliances into compliance with TP 127 as it reads on the day the reconstruction or modification begins.

  • (1.3) Where TP 127 does not set out a standard in respect of a particular piece of electrical equipment or a particular electrical installation or appliance, the electrical equipment, installation or appliance shall be safe and effectively fulfil the purpose for which it is intended.

  • (2) Every vessel shall be fitted with permanent or portable emergency lights capable of illuminating the launching stations and stowage positions of survival craft, the ships sides at launching stations and all alleyways, stairways, exits and machinery spaces for at least one hour.

  • (3) Where non-rechargeable battery operated hand lanterns are provided for the purpose of subsection (2), the batteries shall be changed annually.

  • SOR/78-78, s. 2
  • SOR/81-597, s. 1
  • SOR/83-707, s. 1
  • SOR/96-216, s. 3
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