EXPLOSIVES (CONTROL OF MANUFACTURE) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   No explosives to be manufactured without licence

   4   Minister may grant licence

   5   Conditions to be observed by applicant for licence

   6   Objections to the grant of a licence

   7   Power to extend the definition of explosives

   8   Rates

   9   Penalties

 

THE EXPLOSIVES (CONTROL OF MANUFACTURE) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 13th April, 1897]

Cap 121.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Explosives (Control of Manufacture) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "licence" means a licence in writing to manufacture explosives;

   "explosives" means any of the following substances gunpowder, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gun-cotton, blasting powder, fulminate of mercury or of other metals, coloured fires, and every other substance whether similar to those above mentioned or not, used or manufactured with a view to produce a practical effect, and includes fog signals, fireworks, fuses, rockets, percussion caps, detonators, cartridges. ammunition of all descriptions, lucifer matches, and every adaptation or preparation of an explosive as above defined.

3   No explosives to be manufactured without licence

   The manufacture of explosives shall not be carried on in any part of this Island without a licence from the Minister.

4   Minister may grant licence

   It shall be lawful for the Minister to grant a licence, subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be contained in ally regulation to be framed under the authority of this Act.

5   Conditions to be observed by applicant for licence

   Any person desirous of obtaining a licence shall forward an application in writing to the Minister together with a statement describing with exactness the nature of the manufacture which it is intended to carry on and the place where it is proposed to carry on such manufacture. Ten days before sending in the application aforesaid the applicant shall serve a notice in writing on the Secretary of the Parish Council of the parish in which it is desired to carry on such manufacture or in the case of the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew on the Town Clerk of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation whim shall state clearly what it is intended to manufacture under the licence and the precise spot where it is intended to erect or occupy the necessary buildings and machinery for the purpose. The applicant shall produce a copy of this notice together with his application and shall prove to the Minister that it has been duly served.

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