Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 162 from 2016-04-15 to 2019-08-28:


Marginal note:Notice of change of site

  •  (1) When the storage of explosives that is authorized by a user magazine zone licence is moved to a new site, within 24 hours after the move the holder of the licence must complete, sign and send a notice of change of site, in the form provided by the Department of Natural Resources, to the Minister, to the police force in the locality of the previous site and to the police force in the locality of the new site. The notice must be dated and include the following information:

    • (a) the name, address, telephone and cellphone number, fax number and email address of both the licence holder and a contact person;

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

    • (c) the name, telephone number and cellphone number of the person who is responsible for the new site;

    • (d) the date on which the storage of explosives began at the new site;

    • (e) the geographic coordinates of the previous and new sites;

    • (f) the directions by road to the new site;

    • (g) the safety and security features of the new site (for example, signs, alarm systems, barriers, fencing and berms); and

    • (h) a list of the magazines to be used at the new site that sets out

      • (i) in the case of a magazine that has been moved, its number, letter or distinctive name as shown on the previous site plan,

      • (ii) its tag number, if any,

      • (iii) the applicable magazine type number, as set out in the National Standard of Canada Standard CAN/BNQ 2910–500/2015 entitled Explosives — Magazines for Industrial Explosives, as amended from time to time, and

      • (iv) each type of Footnote *explosive, and the quantity of each type, to be stored.

  • Marginal note:Site plan

    (2) The notice must include a site plan that shows

    • (a) the location of each magazine and each Footnote *vulnerable place at the site as well as the location of each vulnerable place outside the site that is exposed to the hazards (for example, debris or blast effect) that could result from ignition of the explosives to be stored;

    • (b) the distance in metres between each magazine at the site, between each magazine and each vulnerable place at the site as well as between each magazine at the site and each vulnerable place outside the site that is exposed to the hazards (for example, debris or blast effect) that could result from ignition of the explosives to be stored at the site; and

    • (c) the minimum distance in metres to be maintained between each magazine at the site and each vulnerable place shown on the site plan, as set out in the National Standard of Canada Standard CAN/BNQ 2910–510/2015 entitled Explosives — Quantity Distances, as amended from time to time.

  • SOR/2016-75, ss. 16, 41, 42(E), 43(F)
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