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The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016)

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016)

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) came into force in Great Britain (GB) on 20 April 2016 and implemented the recast of the civil use explosives directive. Northern Ireland has equivalent legislation.

ERAR2016 amended and updated the requirements for making civil use explosives available on the market and must be read alongside the Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER2014).

Some of the main changes included:

The regulations are supported by a suite of overarching and subsector guidance.

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Updated: 2021-01-15