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Fireworks Act 2003

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6Public fireworks displays

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(1)Fireworks regulations may include provision prohibiting persons from operating a public fireworks display unless—

(a)notice of the display has been given in accordance with the regulations to any local or other authority to which the regulations require it to be given,

(b)any other information relating to the display which is required by the regulations to be given to any local or other authority has been so given,

(c)any fee imposed by any local or other authority in accordance with the regulations has been paid, and

(d)such other conditions relating to the holding of public fireworks displays as are specified in the regulations have been complied with.

(2)Fireworks regulations may include provision prohibiting persons from operating public fireworks displays unless they satisfy—

(a)any conditions which are specified in the regulations and relate to the satisfactory completion of a course, or courses, of training relating to fireworks and to the means of proving the satisfactory completion of such a course or courses, or

(b)any other conditions which are so specified.

(3)Fireworks regulations may include provision prohibiting persons from operating, or assisting in the operation of, public fireworks displays if they are below an age specified in the regulations.

(4)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.

(5)In this section “public fireworks display” means a fireworks display at which the public, or any section of the public, are present (whether or not they have paid to be).

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