Search Legislation

Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)
 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

More Resources

Changes over time for: Labelling of Vessels containing Petroleum-Spirit

 Help about opening options

Alternative versions:

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929, Labelling of Vessels containing Petroleum-Spirit. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

Labelling of Vessels containing Petroleum-SpiritF3F4F5N.I.

F31937 c.4 (NI);SI 1965/1536

F4mod. by SR 1984/177

F5functions transf. by SR 1993/310

5 F1Provisions as to the labelling of vessels containing petroleum-spirit.N.I.

(1)Subject as hereinafter provided, where any petroleum-spirit—

(a)is kept at any place; or

(b)is sent or conveyed between any two places in Northern Ireland; or

(c)is sold or exposed or offered for sale;

there shall be attached to, or, where that is impracticable, displayed near, the vessel containing the petroleum-spirit, a label showing, in conspicuous characters, the words “Petroleum-Spirit” and the words “Highly Inflammable,” and—

(i)in the case of petroleum-spirit kept, the name and address of the consignee or owner:

(ii)in the case of petroleum-spirit sent or conveyed, the name and address of the sender:

(iii)in the case of petroleum-spirit sold or exposed or offered for sale, the name and address of the vendor:

Provided that, for the purposes of the foregoing provisions—

(a)petroleum-spirit shall not be deemed to be kept during the seven days next after it has been imported; and

(b)petroleum-spirit carried on any motor vehicle, ship, or aircraft, but intended to be used only for the purposes thereof shall not be deemed to be conveyed.

(2)Any person who keeps, sends, conveys, sells, or exposes or offers for sale any petroleum-spirit in contravention of this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding[F2 level 2 on the standard scale], and the court before whom any person is convicted in respect of any such contravention may order that the petroleum-spirit, in respect of which the contravention occurs, and any vessel in which it is contained be forfeited or otherwise dealt with in such manner as the court thinks fit.

F1mod. by SR 1981/283; 1992/260

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.