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Marine Machinery Regulations

Version of section 24 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-06-22:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), machinery referred to in Schedules I to XV that is installed in a foreign ship which ship has never been registered in Canada and is registered in Canada for the first time after the coming into force of these Regulations shall, prior to the ship’s service as a Canadian ship, be subject to a first periodic general inspection and a first periodic special inspection.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), machinery referred to in Schedules I to XV that is constructed in a foreign country and is brought into Canada for installation in a Canadian ship shall be subject to a first periodic general inspection and a first periodic special inspection prior to its use.

  • (3) A first periodic special inspection of any machinery referred to in subsections (1) and (2) is not required where

    • (a) a certificate is submitted to the Board showing

      • (i) that the construction and, as applicable, the installation of the machinery were inspected by an exclusive surveyor to an approved classification society,

      • (ii) that the machinery conforms to the rules or codes under which the machinery was constructed that were in force at the time the machinery was constructed, and

      • (iii) the form and location of identification symbols of the approved classification society on the machinery;

    • (b) in the case of machinery that has been installed in a ship, valid certificates of periodic class survey by an exclusive surveyor to an approved classification society are submitted to the Board;

    • (c) the inspector determines, on the basis of the first periodic general inspection,

      • (i) in the case of machinery referred to in subsection (1), that the machinery conforms to standards and specifications set out in regulations in force at the time the machinery was constructed, and

      • (ii) in the case of machinery referred to in subsection (2), that the machinery conforms to design specifications set out in regulations in force at the time the machinery was constructed; and

    • (d) in the case of a pressure vessel, certificates of an approved classification society under the rules and codes of which the pressure, vessel was constructed, showing that the manufacturer’s construction and testing facilities were in compliance with those rules or codes, are submitted to the Board.

  • (4) Where a first periodic special inspection is not required pursuant to subsection (3), a periodic special inspection shall be carried out on the due date of the next periodic special survey of the approved classification society under which the ship is classed.

  • (5) Notwithstanding subsection 6(1), a first periodic general inspection of machinery referred to in subsection (1) may take place prior to submission of the plans of the machinery where the applicable certificates referred to in subsection (3) have been submitted to the Board.

  • (6) Plans of machinery referred to in subsection (1) shall be submitted to the Board on a day that is not later than three months prior to the first periodic special inspection of the machinery.

  • (7) Where, in accordance with paragraph (3)(a), a certificate has been submitted to the Board and the machinery bears the identification symbol of the approved classification society, the component inspection certificate set out in Schedule XVIII is not required to be issued.

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