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Small Vessel Regulations

Version of section 509 from 2010-04-29 to 2021-06-22:

  •  (1) If there are two or more persons on board a tug that is more than 8.5 m in length, it shall carry on board one or more life rafts with a total capacity sufficient to carry all the persons on board.

  • (2) A tug that engages in voyages beyond the limits of a near coastal voyage, Class 2 shall not carry on board a coastal life raft unless it carried such a life raft on board before the day on which these Regulations came into force.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), near coastal voyage, Class 2 has the same meaning as in the Vessel Certificates Regulations.

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