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Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act 1932

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Machinery Space Openings in Exposed Positions on Superstructure Decks other than Raised Quarter Decks

Such openings are to be properly framed and efficiently enclosed by strong steel casings. Doors in such cases are to be strongly constructed, permanently attached, and capable of being closed and secured from both sides. The sills of the openings are to be at least 15 inches above superstructure decks. Fiddley, funnel and ventilator coamings are to be as high above the deck as is reasonable and practicable. Fiddley openings are to have strong steel covers permanently attached in their proper positions. Rule XXI

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