Fireworks regulations and requirements
The sale and handling of fireworks is currently regulated by the
Explosives (Jersey) Law 1970.
Article 17 refers to the explosives code of requirements which anyone using or handling explosives must follow.
Explosives code of requirements
If you're planning to hold a public or semi-public firework display there are health and safety legal requirements you should be aware of. Find more information on organising a firework display.
Anyone wishing to sell fireworks needs a licence, which can be obtained from the Connetable of the parish from which the fireworks are to be sold.
The Fire and Rescue Service may carry out an inspection of the premises from which the fireworks are to be sold and the storage areas.
You must follow certain requirements to receive a licence.
Retailers guide to selling fireworks
If you wish to import fireworks or any other kind of pyrotechnic device you must apply to the Senior Fire Safety Officer at the Fire and Rescue Service.
Application form to import pyrotechnics