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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 361 from 2023-06-03 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

black powder

black powder means an explosive classified as type P.1. (poudre noire)

licence

licence means a licence that authorizes the storage of the type of pyrotechnics to be sold or acquired. (licence)

propellant powder

propellant powder means black powder and smokeless powder. (poudre propulsive)

pyrotechnic event

pyrotechnic event means an event at which special effect pyrotechnics are used and includes a film or television production in which special effect pyrotechnics are used. (activité pyrotechnique)

special effect pyrotechnics

special effect pyrotechnics means, in addition to any explosive classified as type F.3, the following types of explosive if it will be used to produce a special effect in a film or television production or a performance before a live audience:

  • (a) fireworks accessories (type F.4);

  • (b) black powder and hazard category PE 1 black powder substitutes (type P.1);

  • (c) smokeless powder and hazard category PE 3 black powder substitutes (type P.2);

  • (d) initiation systems (type I) (for example, blasting accessories);

  • (e) detonating cord (type E.1); and

  • (f) low-hazard special purpose explosives (Type S.1) and high-hazard special purpose explosives (Type S.2). (pièce pyrotechnique à effets spéciaux)

smokeless powder

smokeless powder means an explosive classified as type P.2. (poudre sans fumée)

special purpose pyrotechnics

special purpose pyrotechnics means special effect pyrotechnics that are combined with a flammable liquid, solid or gas to produce custom-made special effects. (pièce pyrotechnique à usage particulier)

user

user means a person who acquires special effect pyrotechnics for use, which includes setting them up and firing them. (utilisateur)

  • SOR/2018-231, s. 33
  • SOR/2022-121, s. 4

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