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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 398 from 2014-02-01 to 2018-11-01:

Marginal note:Storage — site of use

  •  (1) Despite sections 393 to 397, a pyrotechnician in charge of a pyrotechnic event may store up to 5 kg of special effect pyrotechnics in a Footnote *storage unit at the site of use if they comply with this section.

  • Marginal note:Maximum quantity

    (2) Of the 5 kg of special effect pyrotechnics that may be stored in the storage unit, no more than 3 kg may be propellant powder.

  • Marginal note:Storage requirements — storage unit

    (3) The storage unit must be made from, or lined with, a non-sparking material, marked with the words “Pyrotechnics/Pièces pyrotechniques” and kept locked, away from flammable substances and sources of ignition in an area that is not accessible to the public. Nothing other than special effects pyrotechnics may be stored in the storage unit.

  • Marginal note:Storage — in magazine

    (4) Special effect pyrotechnics that are not stored in a locked storage unit must be stored in a magazine.

  • Marginal note:Pyrotechnics to be attended

    (5) Special effect pyrotechnics must be Footnote *attended when they are not in a storage unit or a magazine.

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