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Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations

Version of section 54 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-07-12:

  •  (1) Every fishing vessel of open construction shall carry one fire bucket.

  • (2) Every fishing vessel of closed construction shall carry

    • (a) one 4.5 L foam fire extinguisher or one equivalent fire extinguisher as set out in section 55;

    • (b) one fire bucket; and

    • (c) if fitted with cooking or heating appliances that burn liquid or gaseous fuel, one 4.5 L foam fire extinguisher, or one equivalent fire extinguisher, as set out in section 55, in addition to the fire extinguisher required under paragraph (a).

  • (3) In the case of a fishing vessel not exceeding five tons, gross tonnage, the equipment referred to in paragraphs (2)(b) and (c) need not be carried.

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