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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 199 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Vehicle attended

  •  (1) The carrier and the driver of a vehicle that contains Footnote *explosives must ensure that it is Footnote *attended in person when it is not at a licensed factory.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) However, up to 25 kg of high explosives (type E) and up to 100 detonators (type I) may be left unattended in a vehicle if

    • (a) the explosives have been removed from a factory magazine or licensed magazine for a specific purpose set out in their authorization;

    • (b) the explosives are stored in a Footnote *storage unit that has been serviced at the factory or magazine and is bolted or welded to the vehicle or, if the explosives are perforating guns, the guns are securely locked to the vehicle;

    • (c) no other item or substance that could increase the likelihood of an ignition is in the vehicle;

    • (d) a device or system is in place that will ensure that the vehicle is immobilized and that an alarm will alert the driver if an attempt is made to steal the explosives, tamper with the storage unit or tamper with or steal the vehicle; and

    • (e) if it is parked overnight, the vehicle is parked at least 30 m from any dwelling, highway or railway line and any place where flammable substances (for example, gasoline pumps, propane tanks or above-ground storage tanks for a flammable liquid or flammable gas) are stored.

  • Marginal note:Leftover explosives

    (3) When the specific purpose for which the explosives were removed has been carried out or abandoned, the carrier and driver must ensure that any explosives remaining in the vehicle are stored in a factory or licensed magazine as soon as the circumstances permit.

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