Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 45 from 2016-04-15 to 2018-11-01:


Marginal note:Import, export or transport in transit

 A person may import, export or transport in transit an Footnote *explosive set out in the table to this section without a permit if the following conditions are met:

  • (a) the explosive is imported, exported or transported in transit for personal use and not for commercial purposes;

  • (b) the explosive enters or leaves Canada with the person importing or exporting it or, if the explosive is transported in transit, it remains with the person transporting it at all times; and

  • (c) in the case of Footnote *small arms cartridges, the cartridges do not include a tracer, incendiary or similar military component or device; and

  • (d) the quantity of the explosive being imported, exported or transported in transit is not more than the quantity set out in the table.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemExplosiveQuantity
    1Model rocket motors that have a maximum total impulse of 80 newton-seconds (NFPA alpha designations A to E, as indicated on the motor or its packaging)6
    2Avalanche airbag systems3
    3Footnote for TABLE *Small arms cartridges5 000
    4Percussion caps (primers) for small arms cartridges5 000
    5Empty primed small arms cartridge cases5 000
    6Black powder and hazard category PE 1 black powder substitutes8 kg, in containers of 500 g or less
    7Smokeless powder and hazard category PE 3 black powder substitutes8 kg, in containers of 4 kg or less
  • SOR/2013-211, s. 501
  • SOR/2016-75, s. 5
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