2.1 In these Regulations, the classes of home-trade voyages, inland voyages and minor waters voyages have the meanings assigned in sections 4 to 6 of the Home-Trade, Inland and Minor Waters Voyages Regulations.
- SOR/2000-263, s. 2.
EXEMPTIONS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
3. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations, the Board may,
(a) where it is satisfied that it can with propriety do so, exempt any ship from full compliance with any of the requirements of these Regulations; and
(b) where it considers it necessary in the interests of safety of life, impose special requirements in respect of life saving and fire extinguishing equipment in addition to the requirements of these Regulations.
4. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations, the use of a vapourizing liquid fire extinguisher, as set out in these Regulations, is prohibited, except that in radio rooms and at switchboards such an extinguisher may be used if it contains not more than 1.136 L of vapourizing liquid and is used in addition to the other requirements of these Regulations.
- SOR/80-249, s. 3.
5. These Regulations apply to new fishing vessels over 24.4 m in length or 150 tons, gross tonnage, that are not sailing ships.
- SOR/80-249, s. 3;
- SOR/82-126, s. 2.
6. Sections 10 to 13.1, subsections 15(12) to (12.2) and (15) and sections 19.1, 22.1, 24 to 27 and 30 to 42 apply in respect of every existing fishing vessel over 24.4 m in length or 150 tons, gross tonnage, that is not a sailing ship.
- SOR/78-78, s. 1;
- SOR/78-918, s. 1;
- SOR/79-903, s. 1;
- SOR/89-95, s. 1.
7. Every life raft, rocket, flare or signal required by these Regulations for a fishing vessel shall be of a type approved by the Board and constructed in accordance with the standards for such equipment prescribed in the Life Saving Equipment Regulations.
- SOR/96-216, s. 7.
SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL OF PLANS AND DATA
8. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), before construction of any fishing vessel is commenced, the owner or the builder on behalf of the owner shall submit for approval, in quadruplicate, the plans and data as set out in Schedule I, and if the construction of the vessel is commenced before approval is obtained, the owner shall make such alterations as are required by the Board in order to comply with the conditions of approval.
(2) Plans of the following are not required to be submitted:
(a) heating boilers having a pressure not over 103 kPa;
(b) diesel engines not exceeding 56 kW brake power, continuous rating, unless of unusual design;
(c) gearing for main engines and electric propulsion motors not over 224 kW brake power, continuous rating;
(d) gasoline engines unless of unusual design; or
(e) parts that are found by an inspector to agree with plans already approved by the Chairman.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the Board may require that plans and data of parts not listed in Schedule I shall be submitted.
(4) Where under this section plans and data are submitted to a Divisional Supervisor, one copy of each submission approved by the Divisional Supervisor for the Chairman shall be forwarded to the Chairman by the Divisional Supervisor.
(5) No inspection certificate shall be issued in respect of a fishing vessel unless
(a) the plans and data submitted under this section have been approved by the Chairman;
(b) the vessel is constructed in accordance
(i) with such plans and data, and
(ii) with the requirements of these Regulations; and
(c) the vessel is, in the opinion of an inspector, safe for the voyages for which it is intended.
- SOR/80-249, s. 4;
- SOR/81-490, s. 1;
- 1987, c. 7, s. 84(F).
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