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Navigation Safety Regulations

Version of section 73 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-29:

 To assist in casualty investigations, a ship that is engaged on an international voyage shall be fitted with a voyage data recorder no later than the day on which these Regulations come into force if

  • (a) it is of 150 tons or more and carrying more than 12 passengers; or

  • (b) it is of 3000 tons or more and on or after July 1, 2002

    • (i) its keel was laid,

    • (ii) construction identifiable with a specific ship began, or

    • (iii) assembly of the ship reached the lesser of 50 tonnes and 1% of the estimated mass of all structural material of the ship.

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