RoSPA Safer Fireworks

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Did You Know? 

  • It is against the law to carry fireworks in public if you're under 18.
  • Fireworks must not be sold to anyone who is under 18.
  • It is an offence to let fireworks off during night hours (11pm to 7am), except on Bonfire Night (midnight), Diwali, New Year, and Chinese New Year (1am).
  • It is an offence under the Explosives Act 1875 to tamper with or modify fireworks

Great Britain Legislation

Licensing in Northern Ireland

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