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Explosives Act 1875

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48Provision in favour of small firework manufacturer who may obtain a license from the local authority

A firework factory shall not be deemed to be a small firework factory for the purposes of this Act if there is upon the same factory at the same time—

(a)More than one hundred pounds of any explosive other than manufactured fireworks and coloured fires and stars; or

(b)More than five hundred pounds of manufactured fireworks, either finished or partly finished; or

(c)More than twenty-five pounds of coloured fires or stars, not made up into manufactured fireworks. The occupier of a small firework factory shall not be required to obtain a license under Part One of this Act for such factory if he has obtained a license from the local authority under this part of this Act. A person having such license from the local authority who manufactures an explosive (other than nitro-glycerine or any prescribed explosive) for the purpose only of the manufacture of coloured fires or a manufactured firework in accordance with this Act, and does not sell the same except in the form of coloured fires packed in the manner required by this Act, or of a manufactured firework, shall not be deemed to manufacture an explosive in an unauthorised place.

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