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Explosives Act, 2003 (Act No. 15 of 2003)

Chapter 5 : Endangering Life or Property

22. Endangering life or property


(1) For the purposes of this section "explosion" includes a fire caused by explosives.


(2) Any person who intentionally delivers, places, discharges, detonates or initiates explosives with intent to cause death or serious bodily injury to any other person or to damage or destroy any place, facility or system is guilty of an offence.


(3) Any person who intentionally or negligently causes an explosion which endangers life or property is guilty of an offence.


(4) Any person who in any manner—
(a) threatens that he or she or any other person intends to cause an explosion or to place explosives in such a manner or at such a place that life or property is or might be endangered is guilty of an offence;
(b) communicates false information, knowing it to be false, regarding any explosion or alleged explosion or explosives, is guilty of an offence.