MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Dated: July 9, 2013
G.S.R. 469(E). - Whereas the draft Rules were published to amend the Ammonium Nitrate Rules, 2012, as required by sub-section (1) of section 18 of Explosive Act, 1884 (4 of 1884) vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion) number G.S.R. 394(E), dated the 21st day of June, 2013 in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i) inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of a period of fifteen days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette containing the said notification were made available to the public;
And, whereas, copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on 21st day of June, 2013;
And, whereas, objections and suggestions were received from the public on the said draft rules, have been duly considered by the Central Government;
Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 5 and 7 of the Explosives Act, 1884 (4 of 1884), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Ammonium Nitrate Rules, 2012, namely:-
1.(1) These rules may be called the Ammonium Nitrate (Amendment) Rules, 2013.
2. In the Ammonium Nitrate Rules, 2012-
Note: - The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide Notification No.G.S.R. 553(E) dated 11/07/2012.