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National Criminal History Check
A criminal history check conducted on an applicant through the Police Service. This check covers all states and territories.
Net Equivalent Quantity
Net Explosive Quantity
The mass of explosive material contained in an explosive.
No Warning Explosion
An explosion which occurs which is not as a consequence of some other cause which would be obvious to an observer in the vicinity.
A person (in addition to the licence holder) who is named in the SP and is responsible for managing the implementation of the SP. This person must hold an unsupervised handling licence.
A non-ferrous material is one that does not contain iron in appreciable amounts.
Examples of non-ferrous materials used in explosives manufacture, storage and transport include:
Timber lining of magazines secured with copper or bronze nails.
Carry boxes on light vehicle carry boxes manuifactured from aluminium.
Gutta-Percha, a natural rubber, used in the manufacture of very sensitive primary explosives.
High temperature explosive used in well perforation