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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 268 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Definitions

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

    black powder

    black powder means an explosive classified as type P.1. (poudre noire)

    propellant powder

    propellant powder means black powder and smokeless powder. (poudre propulsive)

    small arms cartridge

    small arms cartridge means a cartridge that is designed to be used in small arms, has a calibre of no more than 19.1 mm (.75 calibre), is fitted with centre or rim fire priming and contains a propelling charge, with or without a solid projectile. It includes a shotgun shell of any gauge. (cartouche pour armes de petit calibre)

    smokeless powder

    smokeless powder means an explosive classified as type P.2. (poudre sans fumée)

  • Marginal note:Storage

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, small arms cartridges, propellant powder and percussion caps are stored in a sales establishment, including a dwelling, if they are

    • (a) inside the sales establishment, whether or not they are in a Footnote *storage unit or displayed for sale;

    • (b) outside the sales establishment in a storage unit that is used in operating the establishment; or

    • (c) in a licensed magazine that is either inside or outside the establishment.

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