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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 109 from 2023-06-03 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Application for licence or certificate

  •  (1) An applicant for a division 2 factory licence or a manufacturing certificate must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives the application form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The application must state whether the application is for a licence or a certificate and must include the following information:

    • (a) the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of both the applicant and a contact person;

    • (b) the type of explosive, and the quantity, to be manufactured or stored;

    • (c) if the application is for a certificate, the period for which the certificate is requested;

    • (d) a description of the workplace, all equipment in the workplace that is related to the manufacture of explosives and all protective barriers in the workplace;

    • (e) a description of all equipment in the workplace that is not related to the manufacture of explosives, but could increase the likelihood of an ignition; and

    • (f) the number of people authorized in the workplace when explosives are present.

  • Marginal note:Site plan

    (2) The application must include a site plan that shows

    • (a) the location of the workplace within any building or structure;

    • (b) the topography of any outdoor area included in the workplace;

    • (c) the location of the barriers and equipment described in paragraphs (1)(d) and (e); and

    • (d) the distance in metres between the barriers and equipment described in paragraphs (1)(d) and (e).

    • (e) the location of the workplace within the locality;

    • (f) the area surrounding the site that is exposed to the hazards (for example, debris or blast effect) that could result from an ignition of the explosives to be manufactured or stored at the site;

    • (g) each vulnerable place within that area; and

    • (h) the distance in metres between the workplace and each vulnerable place.

  • Marginal note:Fees

    (3) The applicant for a division 2 factory licence or a manufacturing certificate must pay the applicable fees set out in Part 19.

  • SOR/2022-121, s. 4

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