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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 175 from 2016-04-15 to 2018-11-01:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Part.

    approval letter

    approval letter means an approval letter issued by the Minister under section 183. (lettre d’approbation)


    certificate means a certificate that authorizes the manufacture or storage of a high hazard explosive. (certificat)

    equivalent document

    equivalent document means

    • (a) a permis général issued under Quebec’s An Act respecting explosives, as amended from time to time;

    • (b) a FAST card (free and secure trade card) issued by the Canada Border Services Agency;

    • (c) a NEXUS card issued by the Canada Border Services Agency; or

    • (d) a Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence issued under the Firearms Act. (document équivalent)

    high hazard explosive

    high hazard explosive refers to

    • (a) military explosives or law enforcement explosives (type D);

    • (b) high explosives (type E); or

    • (c) initiation systems (type I). (explosif à risque élevé)


    licence means a licence that authorizes the storage of a high hazard explosive. (licence)


    permit means a permit that authorizes the importation, exportation or in transit transportation of a high hazard explosive. (permis)

  • Marginal note:Access

    (2) A person is considered to have access to a high hazard explosive if it is possible for them to come into contact, even momentary contact, with such an explosive.

  • SOR/2013-211, s. 503
  • SOR/2016-75, s. 38
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