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Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 1996



Fire Prevention Regulations
under the
Fire Prevention Act, 1991
(O.C. 96‑213)

Under the authority of section 26 of the Fire Prevention Act, 1991, and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act, the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council makes the following regulations.



        1.   Short title

        2.   Codes adopted

        3.   Conflict

        4.   Repeal

Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Fire Prevention Regulations.

287/82 s1

Codes adopted

        2. The following codes and all revisions and amendments as are made are adopted:

             (a)  for the construction of all buildings after the commencement of these regulations

                      (i)  the National Building Code of Canada (except Part 9 where relative to one and 2 family dwellings within Group C),

                     (ii)  the National Fire Code of Canada;

             (b)  for the use and operation of all buildings, processes, areas and vehicles

                      (i)  the National Fire Code of Canada,

                     (ii)  the Life Safety Code (N.F.P.A. No. 101) as published by the National Fire Association (U.S.A.);

             (c)  the Installation Code for Propane Burning Appliances and Equipment (CAN 1 ‑ B149.2) as published by the Canadian Gas Association;

             (d)  the Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment (C.S.A., B139) as published by the Canadian Standards Association; and

             (e)  the Installation Code for Solid Fuel Burning Appliances and Equipment (C.S.A., B365) as published by the Canadian Standards Association.

287/82 s2


        3. In the event of conflict between the Life Safety Code (N.F.P.A. 101) and the National Building Code of Canada with regard to design and construction, the provisions of the National Building Code of Canada shall prevail, except as may be determined otherwise by the fire commissioner.

287/82 s3


        4. The Fire Prevention Regulations, 1982, Newfoundland Regulation 287/82, are repealed.