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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 153 from 2014-02-01 to 2016-04-14:

Marginal note:Unlocked magazine

  •  (1) A magazine must be Footnote *attended when it is unlocked.

  • Marginal note:Key control plan

    (2) A key control plan that includes the following requirements must be put in place for each magazine:

    • (a) every key to the magazine must be numbered;

    • (b) a person may have possession of a key to the magazine only if they are named in the plan;

    • (c) the number of people named in the plan must not exceed the number necessary for the operation of the magazine;

    • (d) the lock on the magazine must be of a type for which keys can be obtained only from the lock’s manufacturer or a certified locksmith designated by the manufacturer; and

    • (e) each key must be kept in a locked and secure location when it is not in the possession of a person named in the plan.

  • Marginal note:Change of circumstances

    (3) The plan must be updated to reflect any change in circumstances that could adversely affect the security of the magazine site.

  • Marginal note:Lost or stolen key

    (4) If a key is lost or stolen, the lock must be immediately replaced.

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