31. The inspector may require that there shall be a night watchman in every hotel or boarding-house having fifty occupied rooms.
The passages and staircases therein shall be lighted throughout the night. The lamps indicating the safety exits shall be supplied with glass of a different colour from that of the other lamps.
The owner shall post in each room a notice, in French and in English, containing the information necessary to enable the occupants to find their way to the supplementary exits and to use the fire-extinguishers and safety appliances.
There shall be a sounding gong or other alarm appliance to awake the occupants at night in case of fire.
Owners of hotels which can accommodate at least fifteen boarders, shall have their houses inspected, and obtain a certificate attesting that all the precautions for the safety of the boarders and employees have been taken, as required by law and by the regulations. The owner shall post it in a conspicuous place in the house. Such certificate shall be given by the inspector free of charge.
R. S. 1964, c. 149, s. 31.