Explosive Store Licence Register

Local authorities maintain a register of explosive stores and registered premises.

You must renew your registration every year. There are two modes of storage for a registered premises, each with different limits:

  • Mode A: a substantial building (constructed of brick, iron, stone or concrete or an excavation in solid rock) or a securely constructed fireproof safe detached from a dwelling at a safe distance from a street or public place. The general explosive limit is 317 Kg (700lbs) NEC of small arms ammunition or 90 Kg (200lbs) NEC of pyrotechnics
  • Mode B: a substantial receptacle or safe inside a dwelling house or public room. The general explosive limit is 249 kg (550lbs) NEC of small arms ammunition or 22 Kg (50lbs) NEC of pyrotechnics

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