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The Control of Explosives Regulations 1991

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19.—(1) The Explosives Act 1875 shall be modified to the extent set out in Part I of Schedule 4.

(2) Notwithstanding the modification of section 50 of the Explosives Act 1875, Order in Council (No.9) of the 27th November 1875 relating to the Sale of Explosive(1) shall remain in force.

(3) The instruments specified in the first column of Part II of Schedule 4 shall be revoked to the extent specified in the third column of that Part, except as they apply to Northern Ireland.

(4) Any record required to be kept under any instrument revoked by these Regulations shall be preserved in the same manner and for the same period as if these Regulations had not been made.

(5) Any certificate or license of a type mentioned in regulation 18(2) shall be subject to revocation in the same circumstances and in the same manner as if these Regulations had not been made.

(6) Nothing in these Regulations shall prejudice the operation of section 5 of the Explosives Act 1875(2) (which requires explosives to be kept only in licensed factories or magazines, stores or registered premises, subject to certain exceptions).


Rev. VII, p. 39.


1875 c. 17; section 5 was modified by S.I. 1974/1885, 1984/510, and is applied to explosives other than gunpowder by section 39.

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