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Fireworks Act 2003

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5Prohibition of supply etc. of certain fireworks

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(1)Fireworks regulations may include provision—

(a)prohibiting persons from supplying, or offering or agreeing to supply, fireworks of a description specified in the regulations, or

(b)prohibiting persons from supplying, or offering or agreeing to supply, fireworks of a description specified in the regulations to persons of a description so specified.

(2)Fireworks regulations may include provision—

(a)prohibiting the purchase or possession of fireworks of a description specified in the regulations, or

(b)prohibiting the purchase or possession of fireworks of a description specified in the regulations by persons of a description so specified.

(3)Subsections (1) and (2) shall not apply to class I and class II fireworks.

(4)The descriptions of persons which may be specified in fireworks regulations by virtue of subsection (1) or (2) include in particular persons who do not satisfy any conditions which are specified in the regulations and relate to any of the matters mentioned in subsection (5).

(5)Those matters are—

(a)the satisfactory completion of a course, or courses, of training relating to fireworks and the means of proving the satisfactory completion of such a course or courses,

(b)proficiency or experience in the use of fireworks and the means of proving such proficiency or experience, and

(c)the possession of insurance cover against liability arising from the use of fireworks and the means of proving possession of such cover.

(6)If fireworks regulations impose any prohibition by virtue of this section, they may contain—

(a)exceptions from the prohibition, or

(b)provision for the granting of dispensations from the prohibition.

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