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The Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART II SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

    1. 4.Fire and explosion measures

    2. 5.Separation distances

    3. 6.Disposal of explosives and decontamination of explosive-contaminated items

    4. 7.Employment of young persons

    5. 8.Unauthorised access

  4. PART III LICENSING AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    1. 9.Explosives not to be manufactured without a licence

    2. 10.Explosives not to be stored without a licence or certificate of registration

    3. 11.Grant of licences

    4. 12.Public hearing

    5. 13.Registration in relation to storage

    6. 14.Refusal of licences, registration and draft licences

    7. 15.Variation of licences

    8. 16.Revocation of licences and registration

    9. 17.Further provisions concerning refusals, variations and revocations

    10. 18.Transfer of licences and registration

    11. 19.Fees

    12. 20.Death, incapacity or bankruptcy

    13. 21.Register and retention of documents

    14. 22.Defences

  5. PART IV PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN EXPLOSIVES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

    1. 23.Prohibition concerning the manufacture and storage of certain explosives

    2. 24.Prohibition concerning the acquisition and supply of fireworks

    3. 25.Power to grant exemptions

    4. 26.Savings and transitional provisions

    5. 27.Repeals, revocations and amendments

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SEPARATION DISTANCES

      1. 1.(1) In this Schedule— “brick-built” means having an outer structure...

      2. 2.Where the storage is of— (a) Hazard Type 1 explosive...

      3. 3.Subject to paragraphs 4 and 5, the distance between a...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraph 5, where— (a) Table 1, 3, 4...

      5. 5.The distance between a store and any vulnerable building shall...

      6. 6.The distance between a store and— (a) any minor road...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      EXCEPTIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      QUANTITY OF HAZARD TYPE 4 PYROTECHNIC ARTICLES IN SALES AREAS

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FEES

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      REGISTER

      1. 1.The Secretary of State shall maintain a register (“the register”)...

      2. 2.The following information shall be included in the register—

      3. 3.The register may be kept in any form, including electronically....

      4. 4.Subject to paragraph 6, the Secretary of State shall—

      5. 5.The licensee or registered person in relation to any site...

      6. 6.The requirements of paragraph 4 shall not apply where the...

      7. 7.Nothing in this Schedule shall prevent the Secretary of State...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AMENDMENTS

      1. PART 1 AMENDMENTS TO PRIMARY LEGISLATION

        1. 1.Explosives Act 1875

        2. 2.Merchant Shipping Act 1894

        3. 3.Uniformity of Laws Act (Northern Ireland) 1922

        4. 4.Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922

        5. 5.Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929

        6. 6.Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946

        7. 7.Financial Provisions Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

        8. 8.Explosives Act (Northern Ireland) 1970

        9. 9.Northern Ireland (Modification of Enactments — No. 1) Order 1973

        10. 10.Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976

        11. 11.Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

        12. 12.Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

        13. 13.Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1979

        14. 14.Environmental Protection Act 1990

        15. 15.Merchant Shipping Act 1995

        16. 16.Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

      2. PART 2 AMENDMENTS TO SECONDARY LEGISLATION

        1. 17.The Factory and Workshop Act 1901, use of locomotives and wagons on lines and sidings, Regulations 1906

        2. 18.Order in Council No. 30 dated 2nd February 1937

        3. 19.The Miscellaneous Mines (Explosives) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1970

        4. 20.The Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1970

        5. 21.The Clean Air (Emission of Dark Smoke) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981

        6. 22.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991

        7. 23.The Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991

        8. 24.The Planning (Hazardous Substances) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993

        9. 25.The Placing on the Market and Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993

        10. 26.The Toys (Safety) Regulations 1995

        11. 27.The Explosives in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

        12. 28.The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

        13. 29.The Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

        14. 30.The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

        15. 31.The Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

        16. 32.The Explosive Substances (Hazard Information) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

        17. 33.The Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

        18. 34.The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

        19. 35.The Weighing Equipment (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

        20. 36.The Carriage of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

        21. 37.The Quarries (Explosives) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      REPEALS AND REVOCATIONS

      1. PART 1 REPEALS

      2. PART 2 REVOCATIONS

  7. Explanatory Note

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