Merchant Shipping Act, 1966

Requirements for portable radio apparatus carried in survival craft.

11.—(1) Radio rules may prescribe requirements for such portable radio apparatus as boats or life rafts may be required to carry by the rules for life-saving appliances.

(2) Subsections (7) and (8) of section 15 of the Act of 1952 (which relate to the inspection and detention of ships to ensure conformity with the radio rules) shall apply in relation to the portable radio apparatus so required to be carried by the boats or life rafts on any ship as they apply in relation to the radio installation of the ship.