Arms & Explosives Conditions

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF ARMS

1 The import of arms shall be for the supply to any government agency or Statutory Board and licensed company or person only. Upon import, all consignment shall be immediately delivered to the storage approved by the Licensing Officer.
2 The licensee is not permitted to store any arms in any storage that is not approved by the Licensing Officer.
3 For any import or export of arms, the licensee is required to declare the Inward or Outward Declaration showing the correct destination and date through the TradeNet System. Supporting documents including End User Certification, invoices, import / export approval or licence and shipping documents must be submitted to the Licensing Officer.
4 If there is a need to store any arms, they shall be stored at the Free Trade Zone at PSA , Changi Airport or a storage approved by the Licensing Officer, pending delivery or re-export to overseas.
5 When importing or during transshipment, licensee shall ensure that the container security seal is intact upon discharged from the vessel/aircraft.
6

Licensee shall ensure adequate security measures are implemented to ensure the security of container if it is to be temporary stored at Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

7 If armed escort condition is imposed, the licensee shall ensure that consignment is jointly collected with armed Auxiliary Police Officer from the FTZ and a joint inspection is to be conducted to ensure that the security seal is intact.
8 The licensee shall ensure that the consignment is escorted by armed Auxiliary Police Officer directly to the approved delivery address.
9 The licensee shall ensure that all inspections, handing over & taking over procedures are properly documented and endorsed by all involved parties.
10 The licensee shall immediately report to Police upon detection of any signs / indications of unauthorised access or loss of any arms or any component parts of any arms.
11 No arms or component parts of any arms shall be imported / exported via parcel post.
12 The licence is issued subject to all the provisions of the Arms and Explosives Act (Chapter 13) and of the Rules made there under.
IMPORT AND EXPORT OF EXPLOSIVES
13 The import of explosives shall be for the supply to any government agency or Statutory Board and licensed company only. Upon import, all consignment shall be immediately delivered to the storage approved by the Licensing Officer.
14 The licensee is not permitted to store any explosives in any unlicensed storage.
15 For any import or export of explosives, the licensee is required to declare the Inward or Outward Declaration showing the correct destination and date through the TradeNet System. Supporting documents including End User Certification, invoices, import / export approval or licence and shipping documents must be submitted to the Licensing Officer.
16 If there is a need to store explosives, they shall be stored at the Free Trade Zone at PSA, Changi Airport or a storage approved by the Licensing Officer, pending delivery or re-export to overseas.
17 When importing or during transshipment, licensee shall ensure that the container security seal is intact upon discharged from the vessel/aircraft.
18 Licensee shall ensure adequate security measures are implemented to ensure the security of container if it is to be temporary stored at Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
19 If armed escort condition is imposed, the licensee shall ensure that consignment is jointly collected with armed Auxiliary Police Officer from the FTZ and a joint inspection is to be conducted to ensure that the security seal is intact.
20 The licensee shall ensure that the consignment is escorted by armed Auxiliary Police Officer and transported via the approved routes.
21 The licensee shall ensure that all inspections, handing over & taking over procedures are properly documented and endorsed by all involved parties.
22 The licensee shall immediately report to Police upon detection of any signs / indications of unauthorised access or loss of any explosives.
23 No explosives shall be imported / exported via parcel post.
24 The licence is issued subject to all the provisions of the Arms and Explosives Act (Chapter 13) and of the Rules made there under.
IMPORT AND EXPORT OF EXPLOSIVES PRECURSORS
25 The import of explosives precursors shall be for the supply to licensed company only. Upon import, all consignment shall be immediately delivered to the storage approved by the Licensing Officer.
26 The licensee is not permitted to store any explosives precursors in any unlicensed storage.
27 For any import or export of explosives precursors, the licensee is required to declare the Inward or Outward Declaration showing the correct destination and date through the TradeNet System. Supporting documents including invoices, import / export approval or licence and shipping documents must be submitted to the Licensing Officer.
28 When importing or during transshipment, licensee shall ensure that the container security seal is intact upon discharged from the vessel/aircraft.
29 The licensee shall immediately report to Police upon detection of any signs / indications of unauthorised access or loss of any Explosive Precursors.
Conditions for Transportation of Explosive Precursors
30 Explosive precursors should be transported on a covered conveying vehicle.
31 Upon arrival at destination, the transported explosive precursors are to be stored without delay within the licensed storage area.
32 When parked, the conveying vehicle carrying explosive precursors should not be left unattended. There should be unobstructed line of sight to ensure that the explosive precursors are secure.
33

For transporting of explosive precursors of net quantity of 3 metric tonnes or more, the licensee is to comply with the requirement on Road Transportation of Hazardous Materials (HazMat) by SCDF.

a) Transport Emergency Response Plan (TERP) must be submitted to SCDF for approval. The approved TERP to be kept in the vehicle whenever explosives precursors are being transported; and
b) The vehicles used for transportation of explosives precursors must be approved and be issued with a transport licence from SCDF. The transport licence must be displayed in the driver’s cabin at all times; and
c) The approved vehicles must be fitted with tracking devices, immobilizers and have orange-colored licence plates; and
d) The driver of a licensed vehicle is required to hold a valid HazMat Transport Driver Permit (HTDP) at all time when transporting explosives precursors; and
e) Transporting of explosive precursors can only be carried out between 7am to 7pm daily. Any deviation from this stipulated period shall be with the approval of OC Arms & Explosives; and
f) All licensed vehicles transporting explosive precursors are required to adhere to the approved routes set by SCDF.



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