Marginal note:Forfeiture to Crown
26. (1) When a person is convicted of an offence for acquiring, having in their possession, selling, offering for sale, storing, using, making, manufacturing, transporting, importing, exporting or delivering any explosive or restricted component, the court or judge, in addition to any other penalty that may be imposed, shall, in the case of an illicitly manufactured or illicitly trafficked explosive or an explosive that is not an authorized explosive, and may, in the case of an authorized explosive or a restricted component, declare that the explosive or restricted component by means of which or in relation to which the offence was committed be forfeited to the Crown.
Marginal note:Disposal of explosive or component forfeited
(2) If an explosive or a restricted component is forfeited under section 14.6 or subsection (1) and the time within which an appeal may be taken has expired or any appeal has been disposed of, it may be seized and disposed of as the Minister directs, and the costs of its disposal may be charged to the owner or the person having the lawful possession of it at the time of its seizure.
- R.S., 1985, c. E-17, s. 26;
- 1993, c. 32, s. 14;
- 2004, c. 15, s. 49.
Marginal note:Abandoned or deteriorated explosives
27. Any explosive that appears to the Minister to be abandoned, to have deteriorated or to be a danger to persons or property may be seized and destroyed or otherwise disposed of by such person, in such manner and at such time and place as the Minister may direct.
- R.S., c. E-15, s. 25;
- 1974-75-76, c. 60, s. 10.
Marginal note:Certain powers of Minister may be delegated
28. The powers conferred on the Minister by sections 7, 9, 11, 12 and 27 may be exercised by any person designated by the Minister.
- R.S., c. E-15, s. 26;
- 1974-75-76, c. 60, s. 11.
Marginal note:Obligation to comply with other laws
29. Nothing in this Act relieves any person
(a) of the obligation to comply with the requirements of any Act of Parliament relating to explosives or components of explosives or the requirements of any licence law, or other law or by-law of any province or municipality, lawfully enacted in relation to explosives, especially requirements in relation to the acquisition, possession, storage, handling, sale, transportation or delivery of explosives or components of explosives; or
(b) of any liability or punishment imposed for any contravention of an Act, law or by-law referred to in paragraph (a).
- R.S., 1985, c. E-17, s. 29;
- 1995, c. 39, s. 170;
- 2004, c. 15, s. 51.
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