5.1 A ship may carry life saving equipment that is in addition to that required by these Regulations, if the additional equipment
(a) does not present a safety hazard;
(b) is not detrimental to the seaworthiness of the ship; and
(c) meets the requirements of these Regulations.
- SOR/96-218, s. 1.
Marine Evacuation Systems
5.2 If a ship is required to carry life rafts under Part I or II, a marine evacuation system may be substituted for the life rafts and any associated launching devices if
(a) the accommodation capacity of the life rafts of the marine evacuation system is at least equal to the accommodation capacity of the life rafts for which the marine evacuation system is substituted; and
(b) the marine evacuation system meets the requirements of Regulation 6.2 of Chapter VI of the International Life-saving Appliance Code published by the International Maritime Organization, as amended from time to time, and is approved as having met those requirements.
- SOR/96-218, s. 1;
- SOR/2001-179, s. 3.
EQUIPMENT TO BE CARRIED BY EXISTING SHIPS
Upgrading Provisions for Existing Ships
6. (1) Notwithstanding any other provision in this Part, an existing ship may carry, instead of the equipment required to be carried under this Part, the equipment required to be carried by a new ship of its class under Part II, if that equipment meets the requirements set out or referred to in Part III for equipment carried by a new ship.
(2) Notwithstanding sections 7 to 31, where a survival craft that was carried on an existing ship on April 27, 1996, and is set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection is replaced, its replacement shall be the survival craft set out in column II of that item.
Column I Column II Item Survival Craft on Existing Ship Replacement Survival Craft 1. Class 1 lifeboat lifeboat 2. Class 2 lifeboat lifeboat 2.1 approved boat emergency boat 3. suitable boat emergency boat 4. [Repealed, SOR/2001-179, s. 4]
- SOR/96-218, s. 1;
- SOR/2001-179, s. 4.
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