Explosives Regulations, 2013 (SOR/2013-211)

Regulations are current to 2018-07-05 and last amended on 2016-04-15. Previous Versions

Authorized Explosives

Marginal note:Changes to authorized explosive
  •  (1) A person who has obtained the authorization of an Footnote *explosive must obtain the written permission of the Chief Inspector of Explosives before changing the explosive in a way that would render any of the following information inaccurate:

    • (a) in the case of an authorization for an indefinite period, any information required under paragraphs 28(d) to (f) or (l) to (n); and

    • (b) in the case of an authorization for a specified period, any information required under paragraphs 29(h) to (j), (m) or (n).

  • Marginal note:Permission given

    (2) The Chief Inspector of Explosives must give permission if the proposed change would not affect the performance or classification of the explosive. The Chief Inspector must notify the holder in writing when permission is given.

  • Marginal note:Permission refused

    (3) If permission is refused, the Chief Inspector must notify the holder in writing that permission is refused and that a new application for authorization is required.

Marginal note:Reclassification
  •  (1) The Chief Inspector of Explosives must reclassify an authorized Footnote *explosive if periodic testing or new information reveals that its classification is no longer appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Written notice

    (2) The Chief Inspector must give the person who obtained the authorization written notice of the explosive’s new classification.

Marginal note:Cancellation of authorization

 The Chief Inspector of Explosives must cancel the authorization of an Footnote *explosive in any of the following circumstances:

  • (a) the person who obtained the authorization has not paid the applicable fee within 30 days after the date of an invoice from the Department of Natural Resources;

  • (b) periodic testing or new information reveals that the explosive can no longer be safely Footnote *manufactured, handled, stored, transported, used or destroyed;

  • (c) the Chief Inspector is unable to determine whether the explosive can still be safely manufactured, handled, stored, transported, used or destroyed;

  • (d) the person who obtained the authorization requests the cancellation; or

  • (e) the manufacturer is no longer in business and the Chief Inspector has reasonable grounds to believe that the explosive is no longer in any person’s possession.

Marginal note:Recall
  •  (1) If the authorization of an Footnote *explosive is cancelled because the explosive is no longer safe when Footnote *manufactured, handled, stored, transported, used or destroyed in the normal way, the Chief Inspector of Explosives must, by written notice, require any manufacturer, any importer and any seller of the explosive to recall any of the explosive that they have manufactured, imported or sold.

  • Marginal note:Bad batch or lot

    (2) If a batch or lot of explosives cannot be safely handled, stored, transported, used or destroyed because of a manufacturing defect, the Chief Inspector of Explosives must, by written notice, require the manufacturer or importer and any seller of the batch or lot to recall it.

  • Marginal note:Duties upon recall

    (3) A person who receives a notice to recall an explosive must immediately recall the explosive and either make it safe or destroy it in a manner that will not increase the likelihood of an accidental ignition during or after the destruction.

List of Authorized Explosives

Marginal note:Contents of list
  •  (1) The Minister must keep an up-to-date list of all Footnote *explosives that are authorized for an indefinite period. The list must set out the following information for each explosive:

    • (a) the name of the person who obtained the authorization;

    • (b) the Footnote *product name and classification of the explosive; and

    • (c) any restrictions imposed by the Chief Inspector of Explosives.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) However, the Minister is not required to include on the list an explosive that is classified as a military explosive or law enforcement explosive.

  • SOR/2016-75, ss. 38, 39.
Marginal note:Removal from list

 The Minister must remove from the list of authorized explosives any Footnote *explosive for which the authorization is cancelled.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 38.
 
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