SI 2020/501. The Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances and Arrangements) Regulations 2020. Coming into force 9th June. The Regulations revoke and replace the Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances For Ships Other Than Ships Of Classes III To VI(A)) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/2721) and They also amend the Merchant Shipping (Musters, Training and Decision Supports Systems) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/2722) and the Merchant Shipping (Entry into Dangerous Spaces) Regulations 1988 (SI 1988/1638).
These Regulations implement amendments to Chapter III of the Annex to the International Convention on the Safety of Life at Sea. They also make provision for life-saving appliances and arrangements in respect of ships to which the Convention does not apply.