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Explosives Act

Version of section 6 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-01-31:

Marginal note:Manufacture, use, etc.

 Except as authorized under this Act and subject to such exemptions as may be provided by regulation, no person shall

  • (a) make or manufacture explosives either wholly or in part except in a licensed factory;

  • (b) sell any authorized explosive unless that person is the operator of a licensed factory or licensed magazine and is authorized to sell explosives;

  • (c) store any explosive in a magazine that is not a licensed magazine;

  • (d) have in his possession any explosive; or

  • (e) carry on, except in a licensed factory, any of the following processes, namely,

    • (i) dividing into its component parts, or otherwise breaking up or unmaking, any explosive,

    • (ii) making fit for use any damaged explosive, or

    • (iii) remaking, altering or repairing any explosive.

  • R.S., c. E-15, s. 5
  • 1974-75-76, c. 60, s. 3
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