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The Explosive Substances Act, 1908

( ACT NO. VI Of 1908 )

Punishment for exploding, making or possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances
1[5. Any person who explodes or makes or knowingly has in his possession or under his control any explosive substances, under such circumstances as to give rise to a reasonable suspicion that he has exploded it for committing an offence or is not making it or does not have it in his possession or under his control for a lawful object, shall, unless he can show that he exploded it or made it or had it in his possession or under his control for a lawful object, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to fourteen years and shall not be less than two years to which fine may be added.]

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    Section 5 was substituted, for section 5 by section 4 of the Explosive Substances (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXI of 1987)
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