Life Saving Equipment Regulations
76 (1) Subject to subsection (3), a Class VII ship shall carry
(a) where the ship is engaged on a home-trade voyage, Class IV or a minor waters voyage, Class II, enough life rafts or inflatable rescue platforms to accommodate the complement; and
(b) where the ship is engaged on any other voyage, enough life rafts to accommodate the complement.
(2) Where the ship operates in waters the temperature of which is 10°C or more, the survival craft accommodation capacity required under paragraph (1)(a) may be met by counting not more than 33.33 per cent of the complement of the life raft or inflatable rescue platform as being in the water, holding on to the life raft or inflatable rescue platform.
(3) A Class VII ship that navigates in waters the temperature of which is 10°C or more may carry, instead of the survival craft referred to in paragraph (1)(a), one lifebuoy for every four members of the complement if the ship navigates
(a) within 150 m of shore; or
(b) in a depth of water not exceeding 1.5 m.
(4) A Class VII ship shall have an emergency boat that is carried on board or towed.
- SOR/96-218, s. 34
- SOR/2001-179, s. 34
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