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Life Saving Equipment Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1436)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

PART IIIOperational Requirements and Equipment Standards (continued)

Maintenance, Servicing and Training (continued)

  •  (1) Every emergency boat or rescue boat shall

    • (a) be repaired and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions; and

    • (b) subject to subsection (2), be repaired at a service station accredited by the manufacturer.

  • (2) Emergency repairs to emergency boats and rescue boats may be carried out on board ship.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34

Equipment Requiring Board Approval

  •  (1) Life saving equipment that is carried on a ship and is set out in column I of an item of the table to this section shall

    • (a) meet the requirements set out in the Schedule to these Regulations or the Standard, as amended from time to time, set out in column II of that item; and

    • (b) be approved as having met the requirements referred to in paragraph (a).

      TABLE

      Column IColumn II
      ItemLife Saving EquipmentSchedule or Standard
      0.1Class 1 lifeboatsSchedule V
      0.2Class 2 lifeboatsSchedule V
      0.3Approved boatsSchedule XV
      0.4Suitable boatsSchedule XV
      1LifeboatsSchedule V.1
      2Emergency boatsSchedule VII
      3Rescue boatsSchedule VII
      4Life raftsSchedule VIII
      5Inflatable rescue platformsSchedule VIII
      6Marine evacuation systemsRegulation 6.2 of Chapter VI of the International Life-saving Appliance Code published by the International Maritime Organization
      7LifebuoysRegulation 1 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances
      8Self-igniting lightsRegulation 1.9 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances
      9Self-activating smoke signalsRegulation 10.2 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances
      10Type A, Type B and Type C distress signalsSchedule III
      11Pyrotechnic distress signalsRegulation 4 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances
      12Lifejackets (Safety Convention ships)Regulation 2 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances, and Standards for SOLAS Lifejackets, TP 13571, published by Transport Canada in 2003
      13Lifejackets (ships that are not Safety Convention ships)Sections 3 to 7 of Canadian General Standards Board Standard 65-GP-14M, published in September 1978 and entitled Standard for: Life Jackets, Inherently Buoyant, Standard Type
      14[Repealed, SOR/2006-256, s. 10]
      15Personal locator lightsRegulations 10.3 and 10.4 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances
      16Line-throwing appliancesSchedule XII
      17Immersion suitsSections 3 to 9 of Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.16-M89, published in February 1989 and entitled Marine Abandonment Immersion Suit Systems
      18Thermal protective aidsSchedule XIII
      19Marine anti-exposure work suits
      • (1) Regulations 3.1 to 3.2.7 and regulations 3.2.13 and 3.2.14 of Part 1 of Annex 6 to International Marine Organization Resolution MSC.81(70), adopted on December 11, 1998 and entitled Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances

      • (2) Paragraphs 9.2 to 9.4 and 9.6 of the Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.21-95, published in November 1995 and entitled Marine Anti-exposure Work Suit Systems

  • (2) and (3) [Repealed, SOR/2001-179, s. 45]

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2001-179, s. 45
  • SOR/2002-122, ss. 3 to 6
  • SOR/2004-26, s. 27
  • SOR/2004-253, s. 3(F)
  • SOR/2006-256, s. 10

Buoyant Apparatus

  •  (1) Every buoyant apparatus carried on a ship shall bear a label of the United States Coast Guard indicating that the apparatus meets the requirements of subpart 160.010 of Title 46, Volume 6, of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States.

  • (2) Every marking on a buoyant apparatus carried on a ship shall be in English and French. This requirement does not apply in respect of the label required by subsection (1).

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2001-179, s. 46
  • SOR/2006-256, s. 11
  • SOR/2013-235, s. 7

Pyrotechnic Distress Signals

 Every pyrotechnic distress signal carried on a ship shall be withdrawn from service at the latest four years after its date of manufacture.

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34

Survival Craft VHF Radiotelephone Apparatus

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 21

SARTs

  • SOR/96-218, s. 34
  • SOR/2000-261, s. 21
 
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