Search Legislation

The Explosives Regulations 2014

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Regulation 5(3)(a)

SCHEDULE 2EXPLOSIVES NOT REQUIRING AN EXPLOSIVES CERTIFICATE

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

PART 1LIST OF EXPLOSIVES

ExplosivesU.N. no
2-AMINO-4, 6-DINITROPHENOL, WETTED with not less than 20% water by mass3317
CARTRIDGES, OIL WELL0277
CARTRIDGES, OIL WELL0278
CARTRIDGES FOR TOOLS, BLANK0014
CASES, COMBUSTIBLE, EMPTY, WITHOUT PRIMER0446
CASES, COMBUSTIBLE, EMPTY, WITHOUT PRIMER0447
CORD, IGNITER0066
CUTTERS, CABLE, EXPLOSIVE0070
FUSE, NON-DETONATING0101
FUSE, SAFETY0105
1-HYDROXYBENZOTRIAZOLE, ANHYDROUS0508
1-HYDROXYBENZOTRIAZOLE, MONOHYDRATE3474
LIGHTERS, FUSE0131
5-MERCAPTOTETRAZOL-1-ACETIC ACID0448
NITROCELLULOSE SOLUTION, FLAMMABLE with not more than 12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass, and not more than 55% nitrocellulose2059
NITROCELLULOSE WITH WATER (not less than 25% water, by mass)2555
NITROCELLULOSE WITH ALCOHOL (not less than 25% alcohol, by mass, and not more than 12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass)

2556

NITROCELLULOSE with not more than 12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass, MIXTURE WITH or WITHOUT PLASTICIZER, WITH OR WITHOUT PIGMENT

2557

4-NITROPHENYLHYDRAZINE, with not less than 30% water, by mass3376
PRIMERS, CAP TYPE0044
PRIMERS, CAP TYPE0378

SODIUM PICRAMATE, dry or wetted with less than 20% water by

mass

0235
SODIUM PICRAMATE, WETTED with not less than 20% water, by mass1349
TETRAZOL-1-ACETIC ACID0407

PART 2FURTHER LIST OF EXPLOSIVES

1.  Ammunition intended for use in small arms.

2.  Ammunition consisting of a propelling charge and an inert projectile intended for use in the industrial tools commonly known as kiln-guns

3.  Blank ammunition intended for use in small arms.

4.  Cartridges, which are empty but with a primer which—

(a)are assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 0055 or 0378;

(b)are intended for use in small arms; and

(c)would, if packaged for transport, be assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 0055 or 0378.

5.  Cartridges power device which—

(a)is assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 0275, 0276, 0323 or 0381;

(b)is designed to produce mechanical actions such as inflation, linear or rotary motion, projection of fastening devices or extinguishing agents; and

(c)consists of a casing with a charge of deflagrating explosive and a means of ignition.

6.  A desensitised explosive which is—

(a)a medicinal product as defined in regulation 2 of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012(1); or

(b)a veterinary medicinal product as defined in regulation 2 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013(2).

7.  A desensitised explosive which is a substance specified in an order made under section 104 or 105 of the Medicines Act 1968(3) which is for the time being in force and which directs that specified provisions of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 or the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004(4) are to have effect in relation to that substance as such provisions have effect in relation to medicinal products as defined in regulation 2 of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012.

8.  Any desensitised explosive acquired, in a quantity not exceeding 5 grams, for the purposes of—

(a)research, analysis or testing at a University;

(b)research, analysis or testing by or on behalf of the Crown; or

(c)the application of forensic science by or on behalf of a police force or the Crown.

9.  Any desensitised explosive acquired, in a quantity not exceeding 1 gram, for the purposes of calibration or testing of explosives detection equipment at a port, airport or any other publicly accessible place.

10.  Explosive articles which—

(a)are assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 0186, 0272, 0349, 0351 or 0471;

(b)are intended to be used for the propulsion of model rockets or similar articles; and

(c)in respect of each individual explosive article, contain no more than 1 kilogram of explosive.

11.  The explosive substance Isosorbide Dinitrate which has been desensitised by mixture with not less than 60% lactose, mannose starch or calcium hydrogen phosphate and which is—

(a)assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 2907; and

(b)intended for use as an active pharmaceutical ingredient.

12.  The explosive substance Nitrogen Triiodide with the chemical formulation NI3, in a quantity not exceeding 0.5 grams which has been manufactured for, and is used for, demonstration purposes as part of an educational activity within the meaning of section 1(3) of the Further Education Act 1985(5) and either it is wholly used up in the demonstration or any amount remaining is destroyed immediately after it.

13.  A solution of the explosive substance Nitroglycerine in alcohol which is—

(a)assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 1204 or 3064; and

(b)intended for use as an active pharmaceutical ingredient.

14.  Any pyrotechnic substance, in a quantity not exceeding 0.5 grams, which has been manufactured for, and is used for, demonstration purposes as part of an educational activity within the meaning of section 1(3) of the Further Education Act 1985 and either it is wholly used up in the demonstration or any amount remaining is destroyed immediately after it.

15.  The explosive substance smokeless powder which is—

(a)assigned in accordance with the United Nations Recommendations the U.N. no 0161 or 0509 or which has been recovered from ammunition or blank ammunition intended for use in firearms; and

(b)acquired by a person who either is registered as a firearms dealer under section 33 of the Firearms Act 1968(6) or holds —

(i)a permit granted under section 7 of that Act(7);

(ii)a firearms certificate granted under section 27 of that Act(8);

(iii)a shotgun certificate granted under section 28 of that Act(9); or

(iv)a permit granted under section 17 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988(10).

16.  A solution of the explosive substance 2,4, 6- Trinitrophenol in a concentration no greater than 2% weight per volume intended for use as an analytical reagent, stain, dye or fixative.

(1)

S.I. 2012/1916, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(3)

1968 c. 67; sections 104 and 105 were amended by S.I. 2004/1031, 2006/2407 and 2012/1916.

(4)

S.I. 2004/1031, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(6)

1968 c.27; section 33 was amended by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c. 45), section 13(1), and the Firearms Act 1997 (c. 5), section 42(2).

(7)

Section 7 was amended by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c.5), Schedule 2, paragraph 2(2).

(8)

Section 27 was amended by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c.45), section 23(5), by S.I. 1992/2823, the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c.5), section 38, and by S.I. 2010/1759.

(9)

Section 28 was amended by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c.45), section 3, by S.I. 1992/2823, the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c.5), Schedule 3, and by S.I. 2010/1759.

(10)

1988 c. 45; section 17 was amended by S.I. 1992/2823, by the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c. 5), Schedule 2, paragraph 19, and by S.I. 2011/2175.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Impact Assessments

Impact Assessments generally accompany all UK Government interventions of a regulatory nature that affect the private sector, civil society organisations and public services. They apply regardless of whether the regulation originates from a domestic or international source and can accompany primary (Acts etc) and secondary legislation (SIs). An Impact Assessment allows those with an interest in the policy area to understand:

  • Why the government is proposing to intervene;
  • The main options the government is considering, and which one is preferred;
  • How and to what extent new policies may impact on them; and,
  • The estimated costs and benefits of proposed measures.
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources