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Tanya KorolowTanya Korolow

Hi Ben,

I had the same question this morning and discussed it with a coworker. Our interpretation allowed for the absence of the latch.

Latching requirements were only introduced in the 1986 OBC so perhaps the change wasn’t required since the doors in question were relatively new when 9.5 became effective in 1992. Just a guess.