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Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations

Version of section 12.2 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-07-12:

 Every inboard gasoline-fuelled engine on a fishing vessel shall

  • (a) be equipped to prevent fuel leakage into bilges or enclosed spaces;

  • (b) have a wire gauze-covered drip pan located below the carburetor;

  • (c) where the engine is located below deck or in an enclosure where fuel vapour will not readily dissipate, have an air intake arrangement that will arrest back-fire flame; and

  • (d) where the engine is located in a space required by subsection 12.3(2) to be mechanically ventilated, have a starting switch arrangement that will cause the ventilation fan to operate for a suitable period prior to engine ignition.

  • SOR/89-283, s. 4

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