During a Diwali festival time, we keep hearing these word frequently
The tendency to see the sky at Diwali nights is unstoppable to see those dazing
lights decorated in homes extravaganza display fireworks illuminating be a feast
for your eyes.
This short article highlights the importance of Explosive act 1884 and
understands to use, transport, sale, possession of explosive For better
List of classification of explosives depends on the Pyro technique effect:
Types based on sound decibel level – Fireworks that emit sound level exceeding
145 db at 4 meters distance from the point of bursting
Colour emitting firework - firework that emits colour or light having sound
level not exceeding at 4meter distance from the point of bursting.
The above type of class 7- usage, the risk is limited for civilian use
Restriction on employment of children – Under chapter III 7 – No person below 18
of age be employed to employ at Manufacturing or storage of explosive sites.
Employment of competent person - Only professionally qualified person with
degree or diploma or engineering or science graduate having 5 years of
experience in manufacturing explosives be employed for the supervision of
explosives at manufacturing or storage site.
84 – Temporary shops for possession and sale of fireworks during Diwali - The
District Magistrate to issue a license subject to the following conditions:
- The Fireworks should be kept under the shed of non-flammable material
- Shops for possession of fireworks shall be at a distance for at 3 meters
from each other
- No oil-burning lamps, gas shall be used or within the safety distance of
- Display of firework shall not be allowed within 50 meters of any shed.
Procedure on expiry, suspension or revocation or cancellation of license:
The License authority shall give notice to the licensee to provide the
description, quantity of explosives in his possession at their disposal.
In case of a license of revoked or cancelled by the license authority fee of the
unexpired portion to be reimbursed
The procedure of Appeal:-
An appeal against the order of authority is passed by the-
Chief Controller - To the Central Government
Controller - To the Chief Controller
District Magistrate - To the immediate superior to such authority
Every appeal shall be presented within 60 days from the date of the order.
Appeal fee to be refunded to the appellant if the appeal is upheld by the