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Subpart 1.

Materials transported.

This chapter does not apply to the transportation of explosives or blasting agents governed by Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, parts 100 to 199 (1983), or otherwise under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation, United States Coast Guard, Federal Aviation Agency, or Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.

Subp. 2.

Military explosives.

This chapter does not apply to the shipment, transportation, and handling of military explosives by the armed forces of the United States, state militia, or the armed forces of Canada.

Subp. 3.

Other federal and Canadian agencies.

This chapter does not apply to the transportation and use of explosives or blasting agents in the normal and emergency operation of federal agencies such as the Bureau of Mines, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Secret Service, and equivalent Canadian governmental agencies.

Subp. 3a.

Bomb technicians.

This chapter does not apply to recognized bomb technicians acting in an official capacity under emergency conditions.

Subp. 4.


This chapter does not apply to the sale, use, or public display of pyrotechnics commonly known as fireworks.

Subp. 5.

Requests for exemptions.

The commissioner may grant an exemption from this chapter upon written request. The request must show that enforcement of a part of this chapter will cause unnecessary hardship to the petitioner. The commissioner shall not grant the request if the requested modification of a part of this chapter will constitute a distinct hazard to life or adjoining property.

The request must be in duplicate and must state the full particulars of the exemption requested. When the requested exemption is approved, one copy of the approval will be returned to the petitioner and one copy will be retained by the commissioner.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 299F.71 to 299F.83


11 SR 6

Published Electronically:

July 26, 2007

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Revisor of Statutes