This permit is required to purchase or receive into your possession or control of explosives including marine flares and propellants for use and/or resale. The only exception is fireworks.To possess or use fireworks a pyrotechnician's licence is required.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
- A National Police Clearance certificate is obtainable at the local Police Station. The certificate must have been issued within the last 3 months from the date of a permit application received by SafeWork SA. Only an original or certified copy of the certificate is acceptable.
- A certificate of incorporation (if applicable).
The paper form 'General Requirements for Purchasing of Explosives other than Fireworks and Ammunition' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'Guide to Applicants - Explosives Licences' is available from the agency.
A current National Police Clearance certificate.
In the case of a company, proof of the company name is a legal entity. A certificate of incorporation and a National Police Clearance must accompany the application form for a permit.
Department of the Premier & Cabinet
Specialist & Strategic Alliance
Explosives Act 1936 (South Australia)
Explosives Regulations 2011 (South Australia)
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