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5.—(1) A chief officer of police may revoke an explosives certificate issued by him if, at any time, he is satisfied that the holder was not when the explosives certificate was issued, or is no longer, a fit person to hold an explosives certificate in the terms of that explosives certificate.
(2) A chief officer of police shall revoke an explosives certificate issued by him if, at any time, he is satisfied that any of the conditions in paragraph (5) or (6) of regulation 4 was not met when the explosives certificate was issued, or is no longer met.
(3) An explosives certificate shall cease to be valid–
(a)3 years after the date of issue; or
(b)one year after the date of issue where the certificate relates only to the acquisition of explosives; or
(c)after such lesser time as may be stated therein; or
(d)after notice of revocation by the chief officer of police for the relevant police force has been served on the holder of the certificate,
whichever happens first.
(4) The holder of an explosives certificate shall surrender it to the chief officer of police who issued it forthwith after it has ceased to be valid.