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THE EXPLOSIVES ACT, 1884

(ACT NO. IV OF 1884).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 26th February, 1884  
  
     1 An Act to regulate the manufacture, possession, use, sale, transport and importation of Explosives.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to regulate the manufacture, possession, use, sale, transport and importation of explosives; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title
Local extent
2. Commencement
3. [Repealed]
4. Definitions
5. Power to make rules as to licensing of the manufacture, possession, use, sale, transport and importation of explosives
6. Power for Government to prohibit the manufacture, possession or importation of specially dangerous explosives
7. Power to make rules conferring powers of inspection, search, seizure, detention and removal
8. Notice of accidents
9. Inquiry into accidents
9A. Inquiry into more serious accidents
10. Forfeiture of explosives
11. Distress of vessel
12. Abetment and attempts
13. Power to arrest without warrant persons committing dangerous offences
14. Saving and power to exempt
15. Saving of Arms Act, 1878
16. Saving as to liability under other law
17. Extension of definition of “explosive” to other explosive substances
18. Procedure for making publication and confirmation of rules
 
 

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