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Explosives Bylaw 9.29

Explosives Bylaw 9.29

A BYLAW OF YELLOWHEAD COUNTY TO REGULATE THE POSSESSION, STORAGE, USE OR SALE OF ANY EXPLOSIVE WITHIN YELLOWHEAD COUNTY.

Any person or business who contravenes any section of this bylaw is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a penalty specified in the table below, or if no penalty is prescribed in this bylaw, to a fine of not less than $250.00 and not more than $2,500.00.

Section

Offence

1st Offence
Penalty

2nd Offence
Penalty*

3rd Offence
Penalty**

4

Possess or
store

$150.00

$250.00

$500.00

4

Use

$250.00

$500.00

$750.00

4

Sell or store

$500.00

$1000.00

$2000.00

* Offence must be within 6 months of the first offence
**Offence must be within 6 months of second offence

 

“Explosives” include blasting powder, nitroglycerine, gun-cotton, dynamite, blasting gelatine, gelignite, or of other metals, coloured fires, and every other substance made, manufactured or used with a view to produce a violent effect by explosion, or a pyrotechnic effect, and includes fire works, fire crackers, fireballs, squibs, rockets, detonators, railway track torpedoes, fuses and other signals and every other adaption or preparation of any such substances.

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EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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