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Small Vessel Regulations (SOR/2010-91)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2018-05-16. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Subsection 6(1))Safety Equipment Standards and Tests

Life Rafts

  • 1 The standards and tests for a SOLAS life raft are those for a life raft that are set out in sections 1.2, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 of the LSA Code, in section 5 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 2 The standards and tests for a reduced capacity life raft are those for a SOLAS life raft set out in sections 1.2, 4.1 (except paragraph 4.1.2.1), 4.2 (except paragraph 4.2.6.3.4) and 4.3 of the LSA Code, in section 5 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 3 The standards and tests for a coastal life raft are those set out in TP 14475.

Lifejackets

  • 4 The standards and tests for a small vessel lifejacket are those set out in Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.7-M88, Lifejackets, Inherently Buoyant Type.

  • 5 The standards and tests for a standard lifejacket are those set out in Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65-GP-14M, Life Jackets, Inherently Buoyant, Standard Type.

  • 6 The standards and tests for a Class 1 or Class 2 lifejacket are those set out in Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.7-2007, Life Jackets.

  • 7 The standards and tests for a SOLAS lifejacket are those set out in sections 1.2 and 2.2 of the LSA Code, in section 2 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

Personal Flotation Devices

  • 8 The standards and tests for a personal flotation device are those set out in

    • (a) Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.11-M88, Personal Flotation Devices; or

    • (b) Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Standard UL 1180, Fully Inflatable Recreational Personal Flotation Devices, and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 9 The standards and tests for a personal flotation device intended for use by children are those set out in Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-65.15-M88, Personal Flotation Devices for Children.

Lifebuoys and Self-Igniting Lights

  • 10 A SOLAS lifebuoy has a nominal outside diameter of 800 mm, and the standards and tests for it are those set out in sections 1.2 and 2.1 of the LSA Code, in section 1 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 11 The standards and tests for a self-igniting light are those set out in

    • (a) section 1.2 and paragraph 2.1.2, without reference to “required by regulation III/7.1.3”, of the LSA Code;

    • (b) section 10 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70); and

    • (c) the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 12 A small vessel lifebuoy has a nominal outside diameter of 610 mm, and the standards and tests for it are those set out in sections 1.2 and 2.1 ( except paragraphs 2.1.1.1, 2.1.1.3, 2.1.1.4 and 2.1.1.7) of the LSA Code, in section 1 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

Pyrotechnic Distress Signals

  • 13 The standards and tests for a rocket parachute flare are those set out in sections 1.2 and 3.1 of the LSA Code, in section 4 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 14 The standards and tests for a hand flare are those set out in sections 1.2 and 3.2 of the LSA Code, in section 4 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 15 The standards and tests for a buoyant smoke signal are those set out in sections 1.2 and 3.3 of the LSA Code, in section 4 of Part 1 of IMO Resolution MSC.81(70), and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 16 The standards and tests for a hand smoke signal are those for a hand orange smoke distress signal that are set out in subpart 160.037 (except paragraphs 160.037–5 and 160.037–7) of Title 46, chapter I of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States, and in the Canadian modifications set out in TP 14475.

  • 17 The standards and tests for a multi-star flare are those set out in TP 14475.

 
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