The acquisition, storage and sale of explosives require a dwelling, a storage unit or an explosives licence depending on the quantity and type of explosives being handled. Any person handling explosives must be at least 18 years of age or older unless otherwise exempted by the Explosives Act and Regulations.
|Gross Mass (gm)||Refers to the total mass of the explosives including the mass of any packaging or container.|
|Net Explosives Quantity (NEQ)||Refers to the mass of the explosives excluding the mass of any packaging or container.|
|Dwelling||Refers to the whole or any part of a building or structure that is kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and includes:
|Storage Unit||Refers to a building, structure, place or container in which explosives are stored and that is not licensed. However, it does not include a dwelling or any structure, place or container in a dwelling.|
|Explosives Licence||Refers to a licence authorizing the acquisition and storage of explosives for use and/or sale.|
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