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Overview

You need a licence to load, unload, or handle explosive materials in a port.

You can apply for a licence if:

  • you represent a harbour authority
  • you are a berth operator
  • you have an interest in the activities involved

If your port is in England, Scotland, or Wales you need a licence from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

If your port is in Northern Ireland you need a licence from the Northern Ireland Office (NIO).

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