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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 53 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Definition of manufacturing

 In this Part, manufacturing includes the following activities:

  • (a) making or manufacturing an Footnote *explosive substance from raw material or from another explosive substance;

  • (b) making or manufacturing an Footnote *explosive article, including the assembly of an article from explosive and non-explosive components;

  • (c) altering or remaking an explosive substance or explosive article by modifying its chemical composition (for example, by gassing or blending) or by subjecting it to physical processes with the input of energy (for example, pneumatic handling, pumping, shearing or thickening);

  • (d) dividing an Footnote *explosive into its components or unmaking, breaking up or in any manner destroying it;

  • (e) packaging explosives; and

  • (f) testing an unauthorized explosive or testing an explosive to assess its potential for a use other than its authorized use.

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