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49†Licensing by local authority and regulation of small firework factories. U.K.

Any person may apply for a small firework factory license to [F1the Health and Safety Executive] at the time and place appointed by [F1it] , stating his name, address, and calling, and the proposed site and construction of the factory, and the amount and description of explosive he proposes to have therein, and in any building therein; and [F1the Health and Safety Executive] shall, as soon as practicable, if the proposed site, construction of the factory, and amount of explosive is in accordance with the Order in Council regulating small firework factories, grant to the applicant, on payment of such fee, not exceeding [F225p] , as may be fixed by [F1the Health and Safety Executive] , the license applied for.

The powers of this Act of making Orders in Council with respect to stores and of prescribing general rules with respect to stores shall extend to making Orders in Council and prescribing general rules with respect to small firework factories and the buildings thereon; and any breach (by any act or default) of any such general rule shall involve the same penalties and forfeitures as a breach of a general rule relating to stores.

A small firework factory license shall be valid only for the person named in it, and the provisions of this Act with respect to the renewal, expiration, and form of store licenses, and fees for such renewal, and to special rules for the regulation of persons managing or employed in or about stores, shall apply in like manner as if they were herein enacted, and in terms made applicable to small firework factory licenses and small firework factories respectively.

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F1Words substituted by virtue of S.I. 1974/1885, Sch. 2 para. 3

F2Words substituted by virtue of Decimal Currency Act 1969 (c. 19), s. 10(1)

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