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Explosives Act

Version of section 26 from 2008-06-01 to 2023-05-17:

Marginal note:Forfeiture to Crown

  •  (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
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