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News prior to scheduled date of display and if provided at 100 meters around the display site approved, permission will be granted at least to prevent entry of general public in the display one month prior to the display date; area (conditions 3 and 11 of licence in Form LE-6 of the Explosives Rules 2008); (ii) District Magistrate may take appropriate decision on relaxation of timing for display (vii) Wherever these safety distances are not of fireworks in the light of Hon’ble Supreme available, the display site should be shifted Court’s order dated 26.03.2007 in the case to a suitable area. Even if safety distances are of Prevention of Environmental and Sound available but the display site is congested, Pollution Forum Vs Union of India and that may make evacuation of people in others [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 72 of 1998]; case of an accident difficult/ problematic, it should be shifted to an open area; (iii) Only authorized fireworks approved by Chief Controller of Explosives shall be used (viii) District Authority shall ensure presence for public display of fireworks (Rule 6 and of experienced manpower for conducting condition 4 of licence in Form LE-6 of the fireworks display (condition 24 of licence in Explosives Rules 2008); Form LE-6 of the Explosives Rules 2008); (iv) For authorization of traditional fireworks viz. (ix) District Magistrate shall instruct festival Amittus, Kuzhiminnal, Palm leaf crackers, organizers to conduct risk assessment by multishots, gundus, etc. manufacturers reputed organizations to identify potential shall apply to Chief Controller of hazards arising on account of fireworks Explosives, Petroleum and Explosives Safety display prior to applying for display licence Organisation (PESO), Nagpur as per Rule 6 and ensure that relevant provisions of the of the Explosives Rules 2008, accompanied Explosives Rules, 2008 are complied with. by particulars namely nature, composition, Based on the risk assessment study, disaster percentage of ingredients, dimensions, management plan shall be prepared by the process of manufacture and performance characteristics of the fireworks. PESO will District Administration before the fireworks approve the fireworks within 10 days and display; after submission of fireworks samples, (x) Strict action should be taken against authorization will be accorded within 30 unauthorized manufacturers and display of days; fireworks (Rules 6 and 7 of the Explosives (v) Storage licenses to store fireworks, if Rules 2008); required, near the display site shall be taken (xi) District/Police Authorities shall collect from the Office of Deputy Chief Controller samples of fireworks from the premises of Explosives, PESO at Ernakulam. The store of manufacturers and submit the same to house (magazine) should be shown in the Regional Chemical Examiner’s Laboratory drawing along with display site (Rule 71 and at Ernakulam well in advance to be Schedule IV of the Explosives Rules 2008); tested for potassium chlorate or any other (vi) The District Magistrate shall ascertain that 100 chlorate. Fireworks containing chlorate or meters safety distance between the fireworks prohibited chemicals shall not be used for display site and spectators and 250 meters public display (Rule 128 (c) and condition from hospitals, schools and nursing home 6 of licence in Form LE-6 of the Explosives shall be strictly complied. Barricading shall be Rules 2008); 44 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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