Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 341 from 2014-02-01 to 2016-04-14:


Marginal note:Retail sales establishment

  •  (1) The sales establishment of a retailer who does not hold a licence may be permanent (located in a permanent structure) or temporary (located in a tent, trailer or other temporary shelter).

  • Marginal note:Requirements

    (2) Whether the establishment is permanent or temporary, the retailer must ensure that

    • (a) the sales establishment is protected from unauthorized access when it is not open for business; and

    • (b) all places where consumer fireworks are stored, whether inside or outside the establishment, must be at least 100 m from all above-ground storage tanks for flammable substances in bulk and at least 8 m from the following:

      • (i) fuel dispensers at a fuel dispensing station,

      • (ii) retail propane-dispensing tanks and cylinders,

      • (iii) above-ground storage tanks for flammable substances, and

      • (iv) dispensing facilities for compressed natural gas.

  • Marginal note:Temporary sales establishment

    (3) If the sales establishment is temporary, the retailer must also ensure that

    • (a) all places where consumer fireworks are stored, whether inside or outside the establishment, are at least 8 m from all combustible materials, sources of ignition, thoroughfares, buildings or other temporary sales establishments and at least 3 m from any vehicle parking area;

    • (b) the fireworks areFootnote *attended at all times; and

    • (c) if the sales establishment is a tent, the tent is made from flame-retardant material.

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