Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 198 from 2014-02-01 to 2018-11-01:


Marginal note:Tracking and communication systems

  •  (1) If a vehicle — other than a vehicle in which a Footnote *manufacturing operation may be carried out — is used to transport the following quantity of an Footnote *explosive that is listed in subsection (2), the carrier must ensure that it is equipped with a tracking and communication system no later than

    • (a) one year after these Regulations are made, if the vehicle is transporting 1 000 or more detonators;

    • (b) one year after these Regulations are made, if the vehicle is transporting 15 000 kg or more of explosives;

    • (c) two years after these Regulations are made, if the vehicle is transporting at least 10 000 kg but less than 15 000 kg of explosives; or

    • (d) three years after these Regulations are made if transporting at least 2 000 kg but less than 10 000 kg of explosives.

  • Marginal note:Listed explosives

    (2) The tracking and communication system is required if the vehicle is transporting explosives that are classified under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations as follows:

    • (a) Class 1, Division 1, 2 or 3;

    • (b) Class 1, Division 4 with one of the following UN numbers:

      • (i) UN 0104, CORD DETONATING, MILD EFFECT or FUSE DETONATING, MILD EFFECT,

      • (ii) UN 0237, CHARGES, SHAPED, FLEXIBLE, LINEAR,

      • (iii) UN 0255, DETONATORS, ELECTRIC,

      • (iv) UN 0267, DETONATORS, NON-ELECTRIC,

      • (v) UN 0289, CORD, DETONATING,

      • (vi) UN 0361, DETONATOR ASSEMBLIES, NON-ELECTRIC,

      • (vii) UN 0365, DETONATORS FOR AMMUNITION,

      • (viii) UN 0366, DETONATORS FOR AMMUNITION,

      • (ix) UN 0440, CHARGES, SHAPED,

      • (x) UN 0441, CHARGES, SHAPED,

      • (xi) UN 0445, CHARGES, EXPLOSIVE, COMMERCIAL,

      • (xii) UN 0456, DETONATORS, ELECTRIC,

      • (xiii) UN 0500, DETONATOR ASSEMBLIES, NON-ELECTRIC; or

    • (c) Class 1, Division 5 or 6.

  • Marginal note:Requirements for system

    (3) The tracking and communication system must allow the person who is monitoring the system to locate the vehicle at all times and must allow the driver and the person to communicate with one another.

  • Marginal note:Monitoring system

    (4) The carrier must ensure that a person is monitoring the tracking and communication system at all times while the explosives are being transported and will notify the police in case of an emergency.

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