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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 72Subpart 72.10 → §72.10-20


Title 46: Shipping
PART 72—CONSTRUCTION AND ARRANGEMENT
Subpart 72.10—Means of Escape


§72.10-20   No means for locking door.

(a) No means shall be provided for locking doors giving access to either of the 2 required means of escape, except that crash doors or locking devices, capable of being easily forced in an emergency, may be employed provided a permanent and conspicuous notice to this effect is attached to both sides of the door. This paragraph shall not apply to outside doors to deckhouses where such doors are locked by key only and such key is under the control of one of the vessel's officers.

(b) [Reserved]

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