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Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations

Version of section 108 from 2007-07-01 to 2021-03-31:

  •  (1) The master of a vessel shall ensure that the requirements of the following are met:

    • (a) regulation 3.1 of Chapter VI of SOLAS;

    • (b) Part B of Chapter VI of SOLAS, except in so far as the requirements apply to the terminal representative; and

    • (c) subject to section 117, the BC Code.

  • (2) Every terminal representative shall ensure that the requirements of Part B of Chapter VI of SOLAS that apply to terminal representatives are met.

  • (3) Regulation 7.2 of Chapter VI of SOLAS does not apply before January 1, 2011 in respect of a Canadian vessel that is not a Safety Convention vessel if the master has comprehensive information on the following:

    • (a) the effects of loading, carrying and unloading solid bulk cargo on the vessel’s stability; and

    • (b) the distribution of solid bulk cargo so as not to overstress the vessel’s structure under standard loading conditions.

  • (4) The master and the terminal representative shall ensure that the plan required by regulation 7.3 of Chapter VI of SOLAS contains the information required by Appendix 2 to the BLU Code. For vessels in respect of which subsection (3) applies, the plan need not contain the calculated values of maximum permissible bending moments and shear forces.

  • (5) The master shall keep a copy of the plan on board.

  • (6) For the purposes of this section in respect of loading or unloading a vessel in Canadian waters, the reference in Part B of Chapter VI of SOLAS to “the appropriate authority of the port State” shall be read as a reference to “the terminal operator”.

  • (7) In this section, terminal representative has the same meaning as in regulation 7.1 of Chapter VI of SOLAS.

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