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Around Bonfire Night many people enjoy traditional festivities like hosting celebrations with fireworks and bonfires.The following advice helps you enjoy the festivities whilst staying safe, with advice, safety tips, and a lowdown of the laws surrounding fireworks.In general, the legal requirements surrounding fireworks are:• Retailers must have a licence to supply fireworks all year round• It is illegal to sell bangers and air bombs• It is illegal to split retail packs• It is illegal to set fireworks off between 11pm and 7am except in the following cases: o November 5th - until midnighto New Year's Eve - 1am on the following dayo Chinese New Year - 1am on the following dayo Diwali - 1am on the following day• It is illegal to use them in a public place• Retailers should display the poster about underage sale and possession. As with alcohol, it is the retailer's responsibility to actively check that they are not supplying fireworks to under 18s.• Retailers breaking the law could receive ...

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