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Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations

Version of section 34.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-07-12:

  •  (1) A fishing vessel that is 20 m or more in length and is engaged on a foreign voyage or a home-trade voyage, Class I, shall carry a SART stowed so that it is readily accessible for immediate use and for placing in one of the survival craft that are launched first.

  • (2) A SART carried on a fishing vessel shall meet the requirements of sections 28 and 29 of the Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations, 1999.

  • (3) Every radio operator of a fishing vessel that carries a SART shall comply with the requirements of subsection 49(2) of the Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations, 1999.

  • (4) Despite subsection (1), a fishing vessel that on March 31, 2001 was required by these Regulations to carry two Class II EPIRBs may continue to carry them instead of a SART until one of the batteries of the Class II EPIRBs needs to be replaced if

  • SOR/96-217, s. 2
  • SOR/2000-262, s. 2

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