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The following regulations shall apply to fire-resisting store-rooms:—
1The store-room shall be constructed of fire-resisting material in such manner as to prevent as far as is reasonably practicable any fire occurring in the store-room from spreading to other parts of the premises or to other premises, and any fire occurring outside the store-room from reaching the contents thereof.E+W+S
2The store-room shall be properly ventilated.E+W+S
3The fittings of the store-room shall, so far as is practicable, be of non-inflammable or fire-resisting material.E+W+S
4Adequate means of extinguishing fire shall be kept constantly provided and readily available.E+W+S
5No open light and no means of heating shall be allowed in the store-room.E+W+S
6If electric light is used, all conductors and apparatus shall be so constructed, installed, protected, worked and maintained as to prevent danger. Vacuum-type lamps only shall be used, and shall be in fixed positions and fitted with substantial outer protecting globes.E+W+S
7No person shall smoke in or take matches into the store-room.E+W+S
8The doors of the store-room shall be self-closing and shall be kept securely locked, except when articles are being placed therein or removed therefrom.E+W+S
9The store-room shall not be used for any purpose other than the keeping of celluloid or cinematograph film, and shall be clearly marked “Celluloid” or “Film.”E+W+S
Provided that, where a store-room is divided into separate compartments by separate fire-resisting partitions without any openings therein, each such compartment may, for the purposes of this provision, be regarded as a separate store-room.
11When both celluloid and cinematograph film are stored in one store-room, the aggregate quantity therein shall, at no time, exceed [F21 tonne].E+W+S
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