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Fireworks Act 2003

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7Licensing of suppliers

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(1)Fireworks regulations may include provision prohibiting persons, or persons of a description specified in the regulations, from supplying, exposing for supply or possessing for supply fireworks, or fireworks of a description so specified, unless—

(a)they are licensed in accordance with the regulations, and

(b)the fireworks are supplied, exposed for supply or kept at premises which are so licensed.

(2)If fireworks regulations impose any prohibition by virtue of subsection (1), they may contain provision—

(a)specifying the local or other authority by which a licence relating to any person or premises may be granted, varied and revoked,

(b)relating to the grant, variation and revocation of licences,

(c)about conditions which may be attached to licences (including, in particular, conditions as to the time of year for which persons or premises are licensed),

(d)for the charging of fees for the grant or variation of licences, and

(e)about appeals against refusals to grant or vary, or variations of, licences.

(3)The provision that may be contained in fireworks regulations by virtue of subsection (1) includes, in particular, provision that a person may not be licensed unless any conditions which are specified in the regulations are satisfied by the person or his employees (or both).

(4)Those conditions may include conditions relating to the satisfactory completion of a course, or courses, of training about fireworks and the means of proving the satisfactory completion of such course or courses.

(5)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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