8. Basic regulations: It must be possible for any person to take different ways from a floor area or part thereof to one of the separate exits serving such floor area.
No exit shall serve as plenum chamber.
An exit shall be separated from the rest of the floor area by a fire separation having a fire-resistance rating of at least 3/4 of an hour for buildings with 3 or fewer stories, and of one hour for other buildings.
The fire separations of an exit shall not have openings other than exit doors and standpipe openings.
A means of egress that has been added after 21 February 1991 shall comply with the Building Code-1985 Regulation (chapter S-2.1, r. 0.1).
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-3, r. 4, s. 8; O.C. 88-91, s. 7.