Consultation outcome

Draft MGN 553 - inflatable non SOLAS lifesaving appliances

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

MGN 553 has now been published and is available to download.

Feedback received

Consultation Comments - Non SOLAS LSA MGN 553 (M+F)

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Detail of feedback received

The attached table outlines all of the comments from this consultation along with the MCA’s responses.

Original consultation

Summary

Appliances: inflatable non SOLAS liferafts, lifejackets, marine evacuation systems, danbuoys and lifebuoys - technical standards and servicing requirements

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Consultation description

This consultation is for a new marine guidance note (MGN) that replaces the marine guidance note, MGN 499. This MGN provides guidance on the MCA policy with regards to the acceptable standards of non-SOLAS inflatable life-saving appliances (LSA) for use on certain UK registered commercial vessels. It also sets the process for servicing requirements for such LSA that should be regularly serviced at a service station in accordance with instructions from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

Documents

Consultee Information Letter

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Business Impact Target Consultation Questions - Inflatable Non SOLAS LSA

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Consultation Comments - Non SOLAS LSA MGN

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DRAFT MGN 553 Non SOLAS LSA

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Published 2 August 2016
Last updated 3 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated 3 October 2016
  2. First published.