|369AJ||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY) (NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||5||Heading:||Interference with other installation||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) At no time while the ship is at sea shall any interference or mechanical noise produced by any navigational equipment installation required by these regulations be such as to prevent the effective reception of radio signals.
(2) At no time while the ship is at sea shall any interference or mechanical noise produced by any equipment in the ship be sufficient to prevent the efficient operation of any navigational equipment installation required by these regulations.
(3) Units of navigational equipment installations, where practicable, shall not be installed closer to the ship's standard and steering compass than the appropriate safe distance marked on the unit. Where the safe distance is not marked on the unit, units shall not be installed closer to a magnetic compass than the distance specified in Merchant Shipping Notice No. M616 or any document amending the same which is considered by the Director to be relevant from time to time and is notified in the Gazette.