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UAE Public Prosecution clarifies penalties for illegal fireworks trading

UAE Public Prosecution clarifies penalties for illegal fireworks trading
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Abu Dhabi: The Public Prosecution’s Criminal Information Centre  (Waey) explained, through a video post on its social media accounts, the penalties for illegal trade in fireworks.

Article 54 of Federal Decree Law No. 17 of 2019 on Weapons, Ammunition, Explosives, Military Material and Hazardous Substances stipulates that a penalty of imprisonment for a period of no less than a year and a fine of no less than Dh100,000 or either of them shall be imposed on anyone who, without a licence, trades in, imports, exports, manufactures or enters fireworks from and to the country.