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Load Line Regulations

Version of section 18 from 2007-07-01 to 2013-12-05:

 The authorized representative of a vessel that holds a Great Lakes and Inland Waters of Canada Load Line Certificate shall ensure that

  • (a) the conditions of assignment set out in Part I of Schedule I to the Rules or in Schedule 1, as the case may be, are met;

  • (b) the vessel is maintained in accordance with the requirements of a classification society;

  • (c) the vessel is marked as it was required to be marked for the issuance of the certificate or as it may be marked under subsection 17(3);

  • (d) no material alterations take place in the hull or superstructure of the vessel that would necessitate the assignment of an increased freeboard; and

  • (e) within three months of each anniversary date of its issuance, the certificate is endorsed by the Minister as meeting the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) to (d).

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