Merchant Shipping Act, 1894

Duties of owners and masters as to carrying life-saving appliances.

428. [1] It shall be the duty of the owner and master of every British ship to see that his ship is provided, in accordance with the rules for life-saving appliances, with such of those appliances as, having regard to the nature of the service on which the ship is employed, and the avoidance of undue encumbrance of the ship’s deck, are best adapted for securing the safety of her crew and passengers.

[1 See note, p. 584.]