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Chapter 14:25

White Phosphorus Matches Act

Ord. 1/1912, 22/2001 (s. 4).

AN ACT to prohibit the manufacture, importation or sale of matches containing white phosphorus.

[Date of commencement: 21st June, 1912.]

                       1    Short title

This Act may be cited as the White Phosphorus Matches Act [Chapter 14:25]. 2  Prohibitions

The manufacture, importation or sale of matches containing white phosphorus is prohibited.

                       3    Penalties

Any person who contravenes section two shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding level five or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

[Section as amended by Act No. 22 of 2001]

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