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Explosives Act

Version of section 20 from 2008-06-01 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Acts likely to cause explosion or fire

 Every person who abandons any explosive or who commits any act that is likely to cause an explosion or fire in or about any factory or magazine or any vehicle in which an explosive is being conveyed is guilty of an offence and is liable

  • (a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both; or

  • (b) on proceedings by way of indictment, to a fine not exceeding five hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-17, s. 20
  • 1993, c. 32, s. 10
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 45

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