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Schleswig-Holstein

Explosive substances: display of possible new substances

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

There is an obligation to notify

  • import
  • spend
  • produce
  • expel
  • others, or
  • use

a (possibly) new explosive substance that is not listed in a list pursuant to Section 2 (6) of the Explosives Act (SprengG).

The competent authority shall determine, on the basis of test methods, whether the substance indicated is explosive. If that is the case, it shall issue a notice of declaratory opinion before the expiry of that period.

In the case of a new explosive substance which is not intended for use as an explosive or pyrotechnic article, the competent authority shall also determine in the determination notice which group of substances (according to Appendix II SprengG) the substance is to be assigned. If this assignment proves to be incorrect retrospectively, the displayed substance can be assigned to another group or the assignment can be unassigned.

The competent body publishes the substances whose explosive ness it has detected in the Federal Gazette.


Who should I contact?

To the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).

Which documents are required?

In the display, there are

  • the name,
  • the composition and
  • the intended use

of the as yet unknown explosive. A sample of substances shall be submitted to the competent authority upon request.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The competent authority shall determine, within two months of receipt of the notification or after presentation of the sample of the substance, whether the substance indicated is explosive.

Legal basis

Section 2 Law on Explosive Substances (Explosives Act - SprengG).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).

Which documents are required?

In the display, there are

  • the name,
  • the composition and
  • the intended use

of the as yet unknown explosive. A sample of substances shall be submitted to the competent authority upon request.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The competent authority shall determine, within two months of receipt of the notification or after presentation of the sample of the substance, whether the substance indicated is explosive.

Legal basis

Section 2 Law on Explosive Substances (Explosives Act - SprengG).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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