SCHEDULE V – FORM 1
28. Testing of samples –
(1) The testing officer shall test, analyse or examine, as the case may be, the samples and shall without delay forward to the Customs Collector a certificate in Form I in duplicate under his signature certifying whether the explosives have satisfied the prescribed tests, analysis or examination.
(2) The Customs Collector shall as soon as practicable and ordinarily within 24 hours after receipt of the report of the testing officer forward a copy each of the certificate in Form I to the Chief Controller and the Controller of the area having jurisdiction.
34. Certificate of safety –
(1) Before transporting or tendering for transport an explosive of 3rd (Nitro-compound) class or of the 4th (Chlorate mixture) class, the consignor shall attach to the consignment not a valid certificate in Form I or certified copy thereof granted by testing officer.
(2) The certificate referred to in sub-rule (1) shall be valid for a period of 12 months from the date on which it was granted:
Provided that in the case of explosives containing Nitro-glycerine which are not used as propellants such certificate shall lapse on the 31st July following and fresh certificate may at the discretion of the Railway Administration concerned, be demanded for explosives to be transported by rail during the period from 1st April to 31st July if the original certificate has been granted earlier than 30th of September preceding.