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The Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART 2 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

    1. 4.Fire and explosion measures

    2. 5.Separation distances

    3. 6.Disposal of explosives and decontamination of explosive-contaminated items

    4. 7.Employment of young persons

    5. 8.Unauthorised access

  4. PART 3 LICENSING AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    1. 9.Explosives not to be manufactured without a licence

    2. 10.Explosives not to be stored without a licence

    3. 11.Registration in relation to storage

    4. 12.Applications for licences and registration

    5. 13.Grant of licences

    6. 14.Local authority assent

    7. 15.Refusals of licences, registration and draft licences

    8. 16.Variation of licences

    9. 17.Revocation of licences and registration

    10. 18.Further provisions concerning refusals, variations and revocations

    11. 19.Appeal against refusal or revocation of registration

    12. 20.Transfer of licences and registration

    13. 21.Death, bankruptcy or incapacity

    14. 22.Registers and retention of documents

    15. 23.Defences

  5. PART 4 PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN EXPLOSIVES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

    1. 24.Prohibition concerning the manufacture, storage and importation of certain explosives

    2. 25.Prohibition concerning the acquisition and supply of fireworks

    3. 26.Power to grant exemptions

    4. 27.Savings and transitional provisions

    5. 28.Repeals, revocations and amendments

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MEANING OF LICENSING AUTHORITY

      1. 1.Subject to regulation 27(9) and (11) and paragraphs 2 and...

      2. 2.In any case falling within paragraph 1(a)(i) or (ii), the...

      3. 3.Where a person wishes to manufacture and store explosives at...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SEPARATION DISTANCES

      1. 1.(1) In this Schedule — “brick-built” means having an outer...

      2. 2.Where the storage is — (a) of hazard type 1...

      3. 3.Subject to paragraphs 4 and 5, the distance between a...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraph 5, where — (a) Table 1, 3,...

      5. 5.The distance between a store and any vulnerable building shall...

      6. 6.The distance between a store and —

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AMOUNT OF PYROTECHNIC ARTICLES WHICH MAY BE KEPT IN SALES AREAS IN RELATION TO REGISTRATION

      1. 1.The maximum quantity of pyrotechnic articles which may be kept...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REGISTERS

      1. 1.The licensing authority shall maintain a register (“the register”) containing...

      2. 2.The following information shall be included in the register —...

      3. 3.Subject to paragraph 7, where the licence or registration relates...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraph 7, where the licence or registration relates...

      5. 5.The register may be kept in any form, including electronically....

      6. 6.The licensee or the person registered under regulation 11 in...

      7. 7.The requirements of paragraphs 3 and 4 shall not apply...

      8. 8.Where the licensing authority is a local authority, that licensing...

      9. 9.Nothing in this Schedule shall prevent a licensing authority from...

      10. 10.For the purposes of paragraph 9, “local planning authority” and...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      AMENDMENTS

      1. PART 1 AMENDMENTS TO PRIMARY LEGISLATION

        1. 1.Explosives Act 1875

        2. 2.Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922

        3. 3.Explosives Act 1923

        4. 4.London Building Act 1930

        5. 5.Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946

        6. 6.National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949

        7. 7.Fireworks Act 1951

        8. 8.Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953

        9. 9.London Government Act 1963

        10. 10.Public Expenditure and Receipts Act 1968

        11. 11.Trade Descriptions Act 1968

        12. 12.Port of London Act 1968

        13. 13.Fire Precautions Act 1971

        14. 14.Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

        15. 15.Control of Pollution Act 1974

        16. 16.Customs and Excise Management Act 1979

        17. 17.Isle of Man Act 1979

        18. 18.Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

        19. 19.Environmental Protection Act 1990

        20. 20.Merchant Shipping Act 1995

        21. 21.Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

      2. PART 2 AMENDMENTS TO SECONDARY LEGISLATION

        1. 22.The Factory and Workshop Act 1901, use of locomotives and wagons on lines and sidings, Regulations 1906

        2. 23.Order in Council No. 30 dated 2nd February 1937

        3. 24.The Stratified Ironstone, Shale and Fireclay Mines (Explosives) Regulations 1956

        4. 25.The Miscellaneous Mines (Explosives) Regulations 1959

        5. 26.The Clean Air (Emission of Dark Smoke)(Exemption) Regulations 1969

        6. 27.The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975

        7. 28.The Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations 1976

        8. 29.The Isle of Scilly (Functions) Order 1979

        9. 30.The Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations 1982

        10. 31.The Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983

        11. 32.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

        12. 33.The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990

        13. 34.The Control of Explosives Regulations 1991

        14. 35.The Planning (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 1992

        15. 36.The Town and Country Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Scotland) Regulations 1993

        16. 37.The Coal and Other Safety Lamp Mines (Explosives) Regulations 1993

        17. 38.The Placing on the Market and Transfer of Explosives Regulations 1993

        18. 39.The Toys (Safety) Regulations 1995

        19. 40.The Reporting of Injuries and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995

        20. 41.The Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations 1998

        21. 42.The Quarries Regulations 1999

        22. 43.The Building Regulations 2000

        23. 44.The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004

        24. 45.The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2005

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REPEALS AND REVOCATIONS

      1. PART 1 REPEALS

      2. PART 2 REVOCATIONS

  7. Explanatory Note

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