Administered by Singapore Police Force.
From 1 July 2007 , the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has instituted a new regulatory regime under the Arms & Explosives (Amendment) Act, Cap 13 to control the use of a select group of 15 chemicals, which are explosive precursors (i.e. ingredients which can be used to make improvised explosive devices or IEDs).
Summary of the Act
- Regulate the use of 15 chemicals that are classified as explosive precursors.
- The applicant will be the one directly involved in the handling of the explosive precursors.
- It is a requirement that the holder of the license has relevant experience and knowledge in handling the explosive precursors and a register book shall be kept and maintain on the data of the explosive chemical.
- Licence is held at the faculty level.
- Ammonium Nitrate
- Ammonium Perchlorate
- Barium Nitrate
- Guanidine Nitrate
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Potassium Chlorate
- Potassium Nitrate
- Potassium Nitrite
- Potassium Perchlorate
- Sodium Chlorate
- Sodium Nitrate
- Sodium Nitrite
- Sodium Perchlorate
- Perchloric Acid
|(1)||Every licensee shall keep and maintain a register book which shall contain the information specified in paragraph (2).
For the purposes of paragraph (1), the register book shall contain the following information, as applicable:
|(3)||Every licensee shall keep each record contained in the register book for a period of not less than 3 years from the date the record is made.|