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The White Phosphorus Matches Prohibition Act, 1913

( ACT NO. V OF 1913 )

Prohibition of sale
6. (1) No person shall sell, or offer or expose for sale, or have in his possession for the purposes of sale, any matches made with white phosphorus.
(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) may, on complaint to a Sub-divisional Magistrate or Magistrate of the first class, be ordered to forfeit any such matches in his possession, and any matches so forfeited shall be destroyed or otherwise dealt with as the Magistrate may direct.

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