Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations, 1999 (SOR/2000-265)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2017-07-13. Previous Versions

  • SOR/2003-386, s. 5(F)
  • SOR/2016-163, ss. 40, 41

Inspection and Certificates of Ship Stations

 A radio inspector may board a ship for the purpose of inspecting a ship station on board the ship, including any radio equipment, documentation and other equipment for the ship station.

  •  (1) The master of a ship, other than a Safety Convention ship, shall ensure that the ship station is inspected by a radio inspector

    • (a) within the 30 days before the ship puts to sea for the first time, if the ship is

      • (i) 20 m or more in length,

      • (ii) a tow-boat, or

      • (iii) carrying more than 12 passengers on a voyage any part of which is in a VHF coverage area or more than five miles from shore;

    • (b) at least once every 48 months, in the case of a ship referred to in paragraph (a) that is certified for home-trade voyages, Class IV, or minor waters voyages, Class II; and

    • (c) at least once every 12 months, in the case of a ship referred to in paragraph (a) that is certified for voyages other than a home-trade voyage, Class IV, or a minor waters voyage, Class II.

  • (2) The master of a ship that is required to be inspected under the Agreement between Canada and the United States of America for Promotion of Safety on the Great Lakes by Means of Radio, 1973 need not comply with paragraphs (1)(b) or (c), but shall ensure that the ship station is inspected by a radio inspector before the ship enters the Great Lakes Basin for the first time and at least once every 13 months thereafter while continuing to navigate in the Great Lakes Basin.

  • (3) The master of a Safety Convention ship shall ensure that the ship station is inspected by a radio inspector at the intervals provided for in the Safety Convention.

  • (4) If a radio inspection required by this section shows that a ship station meets the requirements of the Act, these Regulations and the Ship Station (Radio) Regulations, 1999, the radio inspector shall issue a radio inspection certificate and shall note as an endorsement on the certificate any substitution of equivalent standards permitted by the Board under subsection 305(2.1) of the Act.

  • (5) A radio inspection certificate is valid for

    • (a) 48 months, in the case of a ship referred to in paragraph (1)(b);

    • (b) 13 months, in the case of a ship referred to in subsection (2); or

    • (c) 12 months, in any other case.

  • SOR/2003-386, s. 4

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on April 1, 2001.

 
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