154. No person shall do any act or omit to do anything, which act or omission causes or is likely to cause an explosion or fire in or about any area or structure where defence explosives are kept or stored or in or about any vehicle referred to in section 153 by which defence explosives are being transported.
155. Every person who violates any provision of section 152, 153 or 154 is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to the penalties provided for in section 22 of the Act.
156. All explosives of the Department that are not defence explosives are subject to the provisions of the Act and of all regulations made thereunder other than this Part.
BLENDING AND USE OF THEATRICAL EXPLOSIVES
157. In this Part,
“technician” means a person who is qualified by reason of his knowledge, training and experience to use a theatrical explosive; (technicien)
- “theatrical explosive”
“theatrical explosive” means an authorized explosive of a class set out in section 6 that is made, manufactured or used to produce a pyrotechnic theatrical effect in connection with a motion picture, theatre or television production or with a performance before a live audience; (explosif de théâtre)
- “two-component theatrical explosive”
“two-component theatrical explosive” means a theatrical explosive that is formed by blending two inexplosive components. (explosif de théâtre de deux parties composantes)
- SOR/82-945, s. 1.
158. (1) No person, other than a technician or a person under the direct supervision of a technician, shall use or handle a theatrical explosive.
(2) A technician or a person under the direct supervision of a technician may, at a place other than a licensed factory, blend and use a two-component theatrical explosive at or near the place of use if
(a) the blending is carried out in accordance with the instructions of the manufacturer or in a manner authorized by the Chief Inspector;
(b) the explosive is used only in the type of equipment and at the minimum safe distance recommended by the manufacturer;
(c) only the quantity of explosive required for use at a single performance before a live audience or the shooting of a single scene is blended and any surplus quantity of the explosive is destroyed or otherwise safely disposed of without undue delay;
(d) prior to the performance before a live audience or the shooting of a single scene, no quantity of either of the unmixed inexplosive components remains near the place of use; and
(e) the technician or person acting under his direct supervision takes reasonable precautions to prevent accidents resulting in fire or explosion and to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to the two-component theatrical explosive or the unmixed components thereof.
- SOR/82-945, s. 1.
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