Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 192 from 2014-02-01 to 2016-04-14:


Marginal note:Detonators

  •  (1) When detonators are to be transported in a vehicle that contains other Footnote *explosives, the shipper and the carrier must ensure that no more than 20 000 detonators will be transported with the other explosives. They must also ensure that

    • (a) in the case of a vehicle that contains no more than 2 000 kg of explosives, the detonators are stowed apart from the other explosives so that an explosion of one or more detonators will not ignite any of the other explosives; and

    • (b) in the case of a vehicle that contains more than 2 000 kg of explosives, the detonators are stowed in a container in or compartment of the vehicle that is fully enclosed, cannot be accessed from the portion of the vehicle that contains the other explosives and will prevent the detonators from exploding during a fire for at least one hour.

  • Marginal note:Damaged or deteriorated explosives

    (2) The shipper and the carrier must not transport damaged or deteriorated explosives unless the Minister of Natural Resources determines that the explosives must be transported to another location for the purpose of storing them, making them fit for use, remaking or repairing them or destroying them and that precautions that minimize the likelihood of an ignition have been taken.

  • Marginal note:Items transported with explosives

    (3) The shipper and the carrier must ensure that things other than explosives are not transported with explosives unless

    • (a) in the case of a vehicle that contains no more than 2 000 kg of explosives, the things are stowed, or separated from, the explosives so as to minimize the likelihood of an ignition; and

    • (b) in the case of a vehicle that contains more than 2 000 kg of explosives, the vehicle has been authorized to transport the things by a permit issued by the Minister of Natural Resources under paragraph 7(1)(b) of the Explosives Act and the permit is in the vehicle.

  • Marginal note:Permit to transport non-explosive items

    (4) A shipper or a carrier who applies for a permit to transport things other than explosives in a vehicle that will contain explosives must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives the application form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The application must include the following information:

    • (a) the applicant’s name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address;

    • (b) a list of the non-explosive items to be transported with the explosives in the vehicle; and

    • (c) the precautions that will be taken to eliminate any possibility of an ignition.

  • Marginal note:Limit for road trains on ice roads

    (5) In the case of a road train travelling over ice roads, the carrier must ensure that no more than 20 000 kg of explosives are transported in any trailer forming part of the train.

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