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The Explosives Act,1884

The Explosives Act,1884




1. Short title,
2. Commencement.
3. Repeal of portions of Act 12 of 1875.
4. Definitions.
5. Power to make rules as to licensing of the manufacture, possession, use, sale, transport, import and export of explosives.
5-A. Persons, already in business in respect of certain explosives to carry on such business without licence for a certain period
6. Power for Central Government to prohibit the manufacture, possession of importation of specially dangerous explosives.
6-A. Prohibition of manufacture, possession, sale, or transport of explosive by young persons and certain other persons.
6-B. Grant of licences.
6-C. Refusal of licences.
6-D. Licensing authority competent to impose conditions in addition to prescribed conditions.
6-E. Variation , suspension and revocation of licences.
6-F. Appeals.
7. Power to make rules conferring powers of inspection, search, seizure, detention’ and removal.
8. Notice of accidents.
9. Inquiry into accidents.
9-A. Inquiry into more serious accidents.
9-B. Punishment of certain offences.
9-C. Offences by companies.
10. Forfeiture of explosives.
11. Distress of aircraft or vessel.
12. Abetment and attempts.
13. Power to arrest without warrant persons committing dangerous offences.
14. Saving and power to exempt.
15. Saving of Indian Arms Act,1978.
16. Saving as to liability under other law.
17. Extension of definition of explosive to other explosive substances.
17-A. Power to delegate.
18. Procedure for making publication and confirmation or rules.

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