License for possession/ use and import of explosives

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    To obtain License for possession/ use and import of explosives.

  • Penalty

    Imprisonment for a term extendable to three years or with fine extendable to five thousand rupees or both.

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    Where a person makes an application for licence under Section 5, the authority prescribed in
    the rules made under that section for grant of licences (hereinafter referred to in this Act as the
    licensing authority), after making such inquiry, if any as it may consider necessary, shall, subject
    to the other provisions of this Act, by order in writing either grant the licence or refuse to grant the
    same.

    The licensing authority shall grant a licence -
    (a) where it is required for the purpose of manufacture of explosives if the licensing authority is
    satisfied that the person by whom licence is requiredi)
    possesses technical know-how and experience in the manufacture of explosives; or
    ii) has sin his employment or undertakes to employ a person or persons
    (b) where it is required for any other purpose, if the licensing authority is satisfied that the person
    by whom licence is required has a good reason for obtaining the same.