Explosives Regulations, 2013 (SOR/2013-211)

Regulations are current to 2018-09-26 and last amended on 2016-04-15. Previous Versions

PART 11Industrial Explosives (continued)

Rules for Sellers (continued)

Marginal note:Storage

 A seller must store their industrial explosives in the magazine specified in their licence.

Marginal note:No display for sale

 A seller must not display industrial explosives for sale.

Marginal note:Sale — authorized buyer

  •  (1) A seller may sell industrial explosives only to a buyer who holds a licence or a manufacturing certificate or who is authorized by a competent provincial or territorial authority to store industrial explosives at a mine site or quarry.

  • Marginal note:Maximum quantity

    (2) A seller must not sell more industrial explosives to a buyer than the buyer is authorized by their licence, certificate or provincial or territorial authorization to store.

Marginal note:Information on packaging

  •  (1) A seller must mark the number of the buyer’s licence, manufacturing certificate or provincial or territorial authorization in a clear and permanent manner

    • (a) on the outer packaging or container of the Footnote *explosives if the outer packaging or the container is sealed; or

    • (b) on the inner packaging of each explosive or each reel of detonating cord if the outer packaging or the container is not sealed.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to intermediate bulk containers or containers holding explosives in bulk.

Marginal note:Record of sale

 A seller must keep a record of each sale of industrial explosives for two years after the date of the sale. The record must include the following information:

  • (a) the buyer’s name and address;

  • (b) the number of the buyer’s licence, certificate or authorization;

  • (c) the type, Footnote *product name and dimensions of each explosive sold and name of the person who obtained its authorization;

  • (d) the quantity of explosives sold under each Footnote *product name; and

  • (e) the date of the sale.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 39.

Marginal note:Reuse of packaging

  •  (1) A seller must ensure that any packaging or container that has been used for industrial explosives is not reused unless

    • (a) it is in good condition;

    • (b) it contains no explosive residue;

    • (c) it is reused for the same type of explosive that it previously contained; and

    • (d) all information on the packaging or container remains accurate.

  • Marginal note:Packaging — nitroglycerine-based explosive

    (2) A seller must ensure that any packaging or container that has been used for a nitroglycerine-based explosive or any other explosive that is Footnote *manufactured from a liquid explosive is destroyed (for example, by breaking the packaging or container) as soon as the circumstances permit after the packaging or container is emptied.

  • Marginal note:Packaging — in poor condition

    (3) A seller must ensure that any packaging or container that is not in good condition when it is emptied of explosives is destroyed (for example, by breaking the packaging or container) as soon as the circumstances permit.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) Subsection (3) does not apply to intermediate bulk containers or containers holding explosives in bulk.

Rules for Users

Marginal note:Acquisition

 A user may acquire and store industrial explosives if they hold a licence or a manufacturing certificate or are authorized by a competent provincial or territorial authority to store such explosives at a mine site or quarry. A user who acquires industrial explosives must comply with this Part.

Marginal note:Information on packaging

 A user who acquires industrial explosives that are in a sealed container or sealed outer packaging must, after opening the packaging or container, mark the number of their licence, certificate or authorization in a clear and permanent manner on the inner packaging of each explosive or on each reel of detonating cord.

Marginal note:Storage

  •  (1) A user who holds a licence must store their industrial explosives in the magazine specified in their licence.

  • Marginal note:Explosives to be attended

    (2) A user who holds a licence or a manufacturing certificate must ensure that their industrial explosives are Footnote *attended when they are at a site of use.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to industrial explosives that are stored on offshore platforms for use in offshore oil or gas wells.

Marginal note:Reuse of packaging

  •  (1) A user must ensure that any packaging or container that has been used for industrial explosives is not reused unless

    • (a) it is in good condition;

    • (b) it contains no explosive residue;

    • (c) it is reused for the same type of explosive that it previously contained; and

    • (d) all information on the packaging or container remains accurate.

  • Marginal note:Packaging — nitroglycerine-based explosive

    (2) A user must ensure that any packaging or container that has been used for a nitroglycerine-based explosive or any other explosive that is manufactured from a liquid explosive is destroyed so that it cannot be reused (for example, by breaking the packaging or container) as soon as the circumstances permit after the packaging or container is emptied.

  • Marginal note:Packaging not in good condition

    (3) A user must ensure that any packaging or container that is not in good condition when it is emptied of explosives is destroyed so that it cannot be reused (for example, by breaking the packaging or container) as soon as the circumstances permit.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) Subsection (3) does not apply to intermediate bulk containers or containers holding explosives in bulk.

PART 12Blank Cartridges for Tools

[SOR/2016-75, s. 26]

Marginal note:Overview

 This Part authorizes the acquisition, storage and sale of blank cartridges for tools (type C.2). Division 1 sets out the rules for sellers, while Division 2 sets out the rules for users.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 37.

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Part.

    distributor

    distributor means a person who sells blank cartridges for tools to other distributors or to retailers, whether or not they sell to users. (distributeur)

    licence

    licence means a licence that authorizes the storage of blank cartridges for tools. (licence)

    retailer

    retailer means a person, other than a distributor, who sells blank cartridges for tools. (détaillant)

    seller

    seller means a distributor or a retailer. (vendeur)

    user

    user means a person who acquires blank cartridges for tools for use. (utilisateur)

  • Marginal note:Storage

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, blank cartridges for tools are stored in a sales establishment, including a dwelling, if they are

    • (a) inside the sales establishment, whether or not they are in a Footnote *storage unit or displayed for sale;

    • (b) outside the sales establishment in a storage unit that is used in operating the establishment; or

    • (c) in a licensed magazine that is either inside or outside the establishment.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 37.
 
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