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Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations

Version of section 511 from 2010-05-12 to 2013-06-18:

Marginal note:Belt buckles — custom restraint systems

 Every belt buckle that is fitted on a belt designed to restrain a disabled person in a custom restraint system for a disabled person must

  • (a) under the conditions set out in section 6 of Test Method 213.3,

    • (i) not release when a force of less than 40 N is applied, and

    • (ii) release when a force of at least 40 N but not more than 71 N is applied;

  • (b) conform to the requirements of S4.3(d)(2) of TSD 209, except that the surface area of a belt buckle designed for push-button application must be at least 385 mm2; and

  • (c) conform to the requirements of S4.3(g) of TSD 209.

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