1 Purpose and application
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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - International Codes - Alarms and Indicators - Code on Alarms and Indicators, 1995 Resolution A.830(19) - 1 Purpose and application

1 Purpose and application

  1.1 This Code is a recommendatory document for alarms and indicators. It is intended to provide general design guidance and to promote uniformity of type, location and priority for those alarms and indicators which are required by the 1974 SOLAS Convention, as amended, MARPOL 73/78 as amended, and associated instruments (IBC, BCH, IGC, Gas Carrier, HSC, 1989 MODU, Nuclear Merchant Ships, Diving and IMDG Codes, 1993 Torremolinos Protocol and Guidelines for IGC and Standards for VEC).

  1.2 In order to achieve similar uniformity, the Code also serves as guidance for alarms and indicators included in IMO instruments, other than those referred to in 1.1.

  1.3 The Code applies to shipboard alarms and indicators on ships constructed on or after 1 July 1996. The Code also applies to major modifications to, or new installations of, alarms and indicators carried out on or after 1 July 1996.


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