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Vessel of special construction or purpose which cannot comply fully with the provisions of any of these Rules

  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 1 (Application)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 1 (e) (Application), whenever the Government concerned shall have determined that a vessel of special construction or purpose cannot comply fully with the provisions of any of these Rules with respect to the number, position, range or arc of visibility of lights or shapes, as well as to the disposition and characteristics of sound-signalling appliances, such vessel shall comply with such other provisions in regard to the number, position, range or arc of visibility of lights or shapes, as well as to the disposition and characteristics of sound-signalling appliances, as her Government shall have determined to be the closest possible compliance with these Rules in respect of that vessel.

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