Explosives Regulations, 2013
Marginal note:Issuance of letter
183 (1) If the applicant’s criminal record check does not reveal any of the circumstances set out in subsection (2), the Minister of Natural Resources must issue a dated approval letter to the applicant and send a copy of the letter to any holder of a licence, permit or certificate mentioned in the application.
(2) The Minister must refuse to issue an approval letter and must give the applicant written notice of the refusal, and the reasons for the refusal, if the applicant’s criminal record check reveals any of the following circumstances:
(b) the applicant has, within the five years before the date on which the application was received by the Minister, been convicted of any of the following offences:
(ii) an indictable offence under Quebec’s An Act respecting Explosives, as amended from time to time,
(A) section 80 (breach of duty),
(B) section 81 (using explosives),
(C) section 82 (possession of explosives without lawful excuse),
(D) subsection 235(1) (first and second degree murder),
(E) subsection 239(1) (attempted murder),
(F) subsection 431.2(2) (explosive or other lethal device),
(G) section 436.1 (possession of incendiary material), or
(iv) the applicant has, within the five years before the date on which the application was received, been convicted more than once of either of the following offences or has been convicted at least once of each of them:
Marginal note:Request for review
(3) An applicant may, within 30 days after the date on which they receive a notice of refusal, send the Minister written information or documents to establish that the information on which the refusal was based is incorrect.
Marginal note:Disposition on review
(4) After reviewing the new information or documents, the Minister must
(a) issue the approval letter if the information on which the refusal was based is incorrect; or
(b) give the applicant written notice of the refusal, and the reasons for the refusal, and send a copy of the notice to any licence, permit or certificate holder mentioned in the application, if the information on which the refusal was based is correct.
Marginal note:Review not requested
(5) If the applicant does not request a review, the Minister must, at the end of the period mentioned in subsection (3), send a copy of the notice of refusal to any licence, permit or certificate holder mentioned in the application.
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- SOR/2013-211, s. 507
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