2017 ORS 480.210¹
Certificate, license or permit required
  • display upon demand
  • defenses

(1) A person may not possess an explosive unless:

(a) The person has in immediate possession at all times during the possession of the explosive a valid certificate of possession issued to the person under ORS 480.235 (Waiting period for issuance of certificate of possession);

(b) The person possesses a license or permit issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of a type that authorizes the possession; or

(c) The person is listed as a responsible person or employee possessor under a license or permit described in paragraph (b) of this subsection.

(2) A person in possession of an explosive shall display a certificate of possession or federal license or permit upon the demand of the State Fire Marshal, an assistant to the State Fire Marshal, a magistrate or a law enforcement agency, public fire department or fire protection agency of this state.

(3) It is a defense to a charge under subsection (1) of this section that the person so charged produce in court:

(a) A certificate described in subsection (1)(a) of this section that was valid at the time of the arrest of the person;

(b) Proof that the person has a license or permit issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of a type authorizing the person to possess the explosives; or

(c) Proof that the person is listed as a responsible person or employee possessor under a license or permit described in paragraph (b) of this subsection. [1971 c.518 §3; 1999 c.980 §3; 2007 c.71 §159; 2009 c.164 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 480—Explosives; Flammable Materials; Pressure Vessels, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors480.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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