Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 107 from 2014-02-01 to 2018-11-01:


Marginal note:Authorized activities

 A holder of a division 2 factory licence or manufacturing certificate may carry out those of the following activities that are specified in the licence or certificate at a workplace specified in the licence or certificate:

  • (a) in the case of the owner of a surface mine or quarry, the blending of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil at a blast site at the mine or quarry;

  • (b) the manufacture of Footnote *small arms cartridges for sale, and the storage of up to 225 kg of Footnote *explosives contained in the cartridges and up to 75 kg of propellant powder in bulk to be used in manufacturing the cartridges;

  • (c) the manufacture of any explosives for the purpose of conducting an experiment, demonstration, test or analysis at a school, college, university or other learning institution or by a law enforcement or government agency and the storage of up to 5 kg of the manufactured explosives;

  • (d) the manufacture of any explosives for the purpose of conducting an experiment, test or analysis by a private or commercial laboratory and the storage of up to 5 kg of the manufactured explosives;

  • (e) the manufacture of consumer fireworks for personal use and the storage up to 25 kg of the manufactured fireworks;

  • (f) the manufacture of display fireworks for personal use and the storage up to 25 kg of the manufactured fireworks;

  • (g) the manufacture of rocket motors for personal use and the storage of up to 25 kg of manufactured rocket motors and propellant powder (combined quantity) to be used in manufacturing the motors;

  • (h) the manufacture and storage of black powder charges for ceremonial use;

  • (i) the preparation and storage of display fireworks at a location other than the site of the display;

  • (j) the mixing of non-explosive components for the purpose of manufacturing Footnote *industrial explosives at the site where they will be used;

  • (k) the preparation and packaging of assortments of explosives for the purpose of sale by a person who does not hold a vendor magazine licence; or

  • (l) any other activity relating to the manufacture and storage of explosives (for example, assembling a net-throwing device for sale, re-packing deteriorated explosives or destroying explosives).

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