CALCIUM CARBIDE (SALE AND STORAGE) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Licence to deal in, sell or store calcium carbide

   4   Rules

   5   Grant and cancellation of licence

   6   Regulations for sale of carbide

   7   Penalties

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THE CALCIUM CARBIDE (SALE AND STORAGE) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 30th March, 1901]

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1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Calcium Carbide (Sale and Storage) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act, "calcium carbide" means any substance capable of evolving acetylene when treated with water.

3   Licence to deal in, sell or store calcium carbide

Penalty.

   No person shall deal in, sell, or store calcium carbide anywhere within this Island without a licence given in accordance with this Act or otherwise than according to the terms of such licence, under a penalty not exceeding forty dollars for each offence. Small quantities not exceeding five pounds when kept in separate, substantial hermetically closed metal vessels, each containing not more than one pound, may be kept without a licence.

4   Rules

   The Minister may make rules for the storage of calcium carbide. Such rules shall be published in the Gazette and thereafter they shall have the force of law. Such rules shall not apply to any house or building which is not within a distance of one hundred yards from any other house.

5   Grant and cancellation of licence

   A licence shall be granted by the Minister if he is satisfied that the rules have been complied with, without any charge, and shall not be subject to any stamp duty. A licence may be cancelled and revoked at any time by order of the Minister. Such cancellation and revocation shall be published in the Gazette and shall take effect from the date of such Publication.

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