The Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2010

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Scope and exclusions

    4. 4.Categorisation

  3. PART 2 Category 1, 2 and 3 fireworks

    1. 5.Scope of Part 2

    2. 6.Safety obligations of manufacturers

    3. 7.Safety obligations of importers

    4. 8.Safety obligations of distributors

    5. 9.Harmonised standards for category 1, 2 or 3 fireworks

    6. 10.Free movement

    7. 11.Conformity assessment procedures

    8. 12.Obligation to affix the CE marking

    9. 13.Prohibition on improper use of the CE marking

    10. 14.Labelling requirement

    11. 15.Prohibition on supply of category 1, 2 or 3 fireworks

    12. 16.Exception for trade fairs, exhibitions and demonstrations

    13. 17.Exception for research and development

    14. 18.Market surveillance and enforcement

    15. 19.Enforcement actions

    16. 20.Requirements regarding prohibitions, restrictions and withdrawals

    17. 21.Prohibitions on supply of certain category 2 or 3 fireworks

  4. PART 3 Category 4 fireworks, theatrical pyrotechnic articles and other pyrotechnic articles

    1. 22.Scope of Part 3

    2. 23.Safety obligations of manufacturers

    3. 24.Safety obligations of importers

    4. 25.Safety obligations of distributors

    5. 26.Harmonised standards

    6. 27.Free movement

    7. 28.Conformity assessment procedures

    8. 29.Obligation to affix the CE marking

    9. 30.Prohibition on improper use of the CE marking

    10. 31.General labelling requirement

    11. 32.Labelling requirements for pyrotechnic articles for vehicles

    12. 33.Prohibition on supply of pyrotechnic articles

    13. 34.Exception for trade fairs, exhibitions and demonstrations

    14. 35.Exception for research and development

    15. 36.Market surveillance and enforcement

    16. 37.Enforcement actions

    17. 38.Requirements regarding prohibitions, restrictions and withdrawals

    18. 39.Offences

    19. 40.Defence of due diligence

    20. 41.Liability of persons other than principal offender

    21. 42.Persons with specialist knowledge for category 4 fireworks, category T2 theatrical pyrotechnic articles or category P2 other pyrotechnic articles

  5. PART 4 Conformity assessment etc.

    1. 43.Process of appointment and notification of notified bodies etc.

    2. 44.Supplementary matters in relation to notified bodies

  6. PART 5 Proceedings, transition and revocations, etc.

    1. 45.Proceedings

    2. 46.Transitional provisions in relation to category 1, 2 or 3 fireworks

    3. 47.Transitional provisions in relation to category 4 fireworks, theatrical pyrotechnic articles and other pyrotechnic articles

    4. 48.Contravention of the Regulations

    5. 49.Repeals, revocations, amendments and savings

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Categories of pyrotechnic articles

      1. 1.In relation to fireworks— (a) category 1 is a category...

      2. 2.In relation to theatrical pyrotechnic articles— (a) category T1 is...

      3. 3.In relation to other pyrotechnic articles— (a) category P1 is...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Essential Safety Requirements

      1. 1.Essential safety requirements

      2. 2.A. Fireworks

      3. 3.B. Other pyrotechnic articles

      4. 4.C. Ignition devices

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Definitions of fireworks in regulation 21

      1. For the purposes of regulation 21 the following expressions mean—...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Enforcement powers under Part 3

      1. 1.Powers of Health and Safety Executive

      2. 2.For the purposes of the enforcement of these Regulations by...

      3. 3.Withdrawal notices

      4. 4.Supplementary provisions relating to withdrawal notices

      5. 5.Appeals against withdrawal notices

      6. 6.Offence of contravening a withdrawal notice

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Revocations and amendments of provisions of the Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

      1. 1.Revocations and amendments to the Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

      2. 2.Revocations

      3. 3.Amendments

  8. Explanatory Note