Assignment of Classification for Transport of Fireworks

Below is a letter to all holders of fireworks classifications. This letter describes the outcomes of the review of the period of validity of Competent Authority Documents for fireworks commissioned by Dr Daniels (HMCIE), provides an update on turnaround times and includes Dave Adams’ ‘top tips’ for complete applications: CEMHD7 – Letter to CAD Holders …

Pyrotechnic Articles Regulations 2015 – Consultation Document

Two new European Directives in the UK – Directive 2013/29/EU which harmonises the obligations of economic operators and Directive 2014/58/EU which introduces new requirements to improve the traceability of pyrotechnic articles. The draft regulations are included in the consultation document which may be viewed on the BIS website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/pyrotechnic-articles-safety-regulations-2015-implementation-of-eu-directives If you wish to make …

BIS Guidance on Pyrotechnic Article (Safety) Regulations 2010

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS – formerly DTI) have published revised guidance on the Pyrotechnic Article (Safety) Regulations 2010. http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/consumer-issues/docs/g/12-1244-guidance-on-pyrotechnic-articles-safety-regulations.pdf There are very significant changes in BIS’s interpretation, particularly in respect of transitional provisions, and we urge you to look at the guidanc and take necessary action as soon as possible.

EIG Guide to the Carriage of Explosives (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

With the adoptionof the Carriage of Explosives (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, this guide brings to a satisfactory conclusion a long period of negotiation and sustained work by EIG, to bring about such a significant change in Explosives Legislation – the effort to achieve which has been very worthwhile, given the forthcoming and anticipated benefits …

UK Legislation

There’s lots of legislation that applies to professional firework display here in the UK, and often it can seem mind-boggling and never-ending! Here’s a guide to some of the major pieces of law that are relevant to firework displays. Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 These regulations cover the storage of explosives (and also …