Explosives Regulations, 2013 (SOR/2013-211)

Regulations are current to 2017-12-11 and last amended on 2016-04-15. Previous Versions

Requirements To Be Met by Import Permit Holder

Marginal note:Quantity of explosives and packaging
  •  (1) A holder of an import permit must ensure that the following requirements are met:

    • (a) the quantity of each Footnote *explosive to be imported must not exceed the quantity of the explosive that the holder is authorized by a factory licence, a magazine licence or these Regulations to store; and

    • (b) the packaging in which each explosive is imported must conform to the description of the packaging set out in the explosive’s authorization.

  • Marginal note:Information on explosives

    (2) A holder of an import permit must ensure that the following information is displayed on each explosive to be imported:

    • (a) the name and address of the person who obtained the explosive’s authorization;

    • (b) either the date of its Footnote *manufacture and the shift during which it was manufactured, if any, or its lot number;

    • (c) its Footnote *product name; and

    • (d) instructions, in both English and French, for its safe handling, storage, use and destruction.

  • Marginal note:Manner of displaying information

    (3) A holder of an import permit must ensure that the information

    • (a) is legibly printed on the explosive;

    • (b) is legibly printed on a label affixed to the explosive, if it is not possible to comply with paragraph (a);

    • (c) is contained in a barcode or matrix code that is printed on the explosive, or on a label affixed to it, and can be read by a device that is available to the general public (for example, a smartphone), if it is not possible to comply with paragraph (a) and (b); or

    • (d) is legibly printed on the packaging containing the explosive or on a label affixed to the packaging, if it is not possible to comply with paragraphs (a) to (c).

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) Paragraph 2(d) does not apply in the case of fireworks that are imported for use at a tour or international competition if the instructions are printed in a language understood by the person who will use the fireworks.

  • Marginal note:Information on packaging

    (5) A holder of an import permit must ensure that the following information is legibly printed on the packaging, or on a label affixed to the packaging, of each explosive to be imported:

    • (a) the words “Ammunition/Munitions”, “Explosives/Explosifs”, “Fireworks/Pièces pyrotechniques”, “Pyrotechnics/Pièces pyrotechniques” or “Rocket Motors/Moteurs de fusée”, as the case may be, on the outer packaging and any inner packaging;

    • (b) the Footnote *product name of the explosive and the name and address of the person who obtained its authorization, on the outer packaging;

    • (c) in the case of a type F explosive, whether it is type F.1, F.2, F.3 or F.4, on the outer packaging; and

    • (d) in the case of a type S explosive, whether it is type S.1 or S.2, on the outer packaging.

  • Marginal note:Printing deadline

    (6) A holder of an import permit must ensure that the information to be printed on an explosive and its packaging is printed on them before the explosive is distributed and in any case no later than 15 days after the date on which the explosive is released under section 31 of the Customs Act.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (7) A holder of an import permit must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives a report using the form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The report must include the following information:

    • (a) the holder’s name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address;

    • (b) the holder’s permit number and its expiry date;

    • (c) the Footnote *product name and UN number of each explosive that was imported and the name of the person who obtained its authorization;

    • (d) the quantity and UN number of each type of explosive;

    • (e) the country of origin of each explosive;

    • (f) the means of transport used;

    • (g) the location of the Canadian port of entry through which each explosive passed; and

    • (h) the date of the report and the name of the person who completed the report.

  • Marginal note:Deadline — annual permit

    (8) A holder of an annual permit must submit the report before the permit is renewed or, if the permit is not renewed, within a year after it expires. The report must be submitted even if no explosives were imported during the year for which the permit was valid.

  • Marginal note:Deadline — single use permit

    (9) A holder of a single use permit must submit the report within 30 days after the date on which the explosives were imported.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (10) Subsections (7) to (9) do not apply to a holder that reports the importation of explosives by electronic means in accordance with section 4 of the Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations.

  • SOR/2016-75, ss. 7, 39.

Export Permit

Application

Marginal note:Application

 An applicant for an export permit must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives the application form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The application must state whether a single use permit or an annual permit is requested and include the following information:

  • (a) the applicant’s name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address;

  • (b) if the applicant has a freight forwarder, their name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address and the name of a contact person;

  • (c) the Footnote *product name and UN number of each Footnote *explosive to be exported;

  • (d) the quantity of each explosive to be exported or, if the application is for an annual permit, the estimated quantity of each explosive to be exported during the year;

  • (e) the name of the person who obtained the authorization of each explosive;

  • (f) the country of origin of each explosive;

  • (g) the location of the Canadian port of exit through which each explosive will pass;

  • (h) the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the person to whom each explosive will be delivered;

  • (i) a copy of a permit, or other proof, establishing that each explosive may lawfully enter the country of destination;

  • (j) a copy of a permit, or other proof, establishing that each explosive may lawfully transit any country through which it will be transported if the country requires permission for the in transit transportation of the explosive; and

  • (k) the date of the application.

  • SOR/2016-75, ss. 8, 39.

Requirements To Be Met by Export Permit Holder

Marginal note:Information on packaging
  •  (1) A holder of an export permit must ensure that the following information is legibly printed on the packaging, or on a label affixed to the packaging, of each Footnote *explosive to be exported:

    • (a) the words “Ammunition/Munitions”, “Explosives/Explosifs”, “Fireworks/Pièces pyrotechniques”, “Pyrotechnics/Pièces pyrotechniques” or “Rocket Motors/Moteurs de fusée”, as the case may be, on the outer packaging and any inner packaging;

    • (b) the Footnote *product name of the explosive and the name and address of the person who obtained its authorization, on the outer packaging;

  • Marginal note:Report

    (2) A holder of an export permit must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives a report using the form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The report must include the following information:

    • (a) the holder’s name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address;

    • (b) the holder’s permit number and its expiry date;

    • (c) the Footnote *product name and UN number of each explosive that was exported and the name of the person who obtained its authorization;

    • (d) the quantity and UN number of each type of explosive that was exported;

    • (e) the country of origin of each explosive;

    • (f) the means of transport used;

    • (g) the location of the Canadian port of exit through which each explosive passed; and

    • (h) the date of the report and the name of the person who completed the report.

  • Marginal note:Deadline — annual permit

    (3) A holder of an annual permit must submit the report before the permit is renewed or, if the permit is not renewed, within a year after it expires. The report must be submitted even if no explosives were exported during the year for which the permit was valid.

  • Marginal note:Deadline — single use permit

    (4) A holder of a single use permit must submit the report within 30 days after the date on which the explosives were exported.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (5) Subsections (2) to (4) do not apply to a holder that reports the importation of explosives by electronic means in accordance with section 4 of the Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations.

  • SOR/2016-75, ss. 9, 39.
 
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