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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 489 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:No sale

  •  (1) A sale of ammonium nitrate must be refused if

    • (a) the quantity requested is not proportional to the buyer’s needs; or

    • (b) the component seller or their employee has reasonable grounds to suspect that the ammonium nitrate will be used for a criminal purpose.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (2) Every refusal to sell ammonium nitrate as a result of complying with subsection (1) or section 495 must, within 24 hours after the refusal, be reported to the Chief Inspector of Explosives and to the local police force.

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