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The Explosive Substances Act, 1908

( ACT NO. VI OF 1908 )

Punishment for causing explosion likely to endanger life, person or property
1[3. Any person who unlawfully or maliciously causes by any explosive substance an explosion of a nature likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to person or property shall, whether any injury to person or property has been actually caused or not, be punishable with death, or with imprisonment for life, to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years and shall not be less than five years, to which fine may be added.

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    Sections 3 and 3A were substituted, for section 3 by section 2 of the Explosive Substances (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXI of 1987)
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