The Circulation Of Pyrotechnic Articles Law

Original Language Title: Pirotehnisko izstrādājumu aprites likums

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law of circulation of pyrotechnic articles in the chapter I General provisions article 1. The terms used in the law, the law is applied in the following terms: 1) — the importer in a Member State of the European Union or European economic area country to a natural or legal person on the basis of your business in a third country in a certain type of pyrotechnic articles for the first time offers to the Member States of the European Union or the European economic area country market;
2) Distributor: a natural or legal person on the basis of your business for pyrotechnic articles in the supply chain shall make them available to the market (sell, supply or otherwise disseminate);
3) placing on the market — a first particular product offering for a Member State of the European Union or the European economic area market to distribute them or use, whether for a consideration or free of charge. Fireworks, which the manufacturer has made use of the same needs and that Member State has approved for use in its territory, not be considered to be placed on the market;
4) military pyrotechnics, especially military or public safety and policing made for pyrotechnic article;
5) person with expertise — person authorized in the Republic of Latvia to use 4th grade Fireworks, the T2 class stage pyrotechnic articles or P2 class pyrotechnic articles and to deal with them;
6) applicable standards: European standard adopted by a European standardisation body under a mandate issued by the European Commission;
7) pyrotechnic article — articles containing explosive substances or explosive substances and mixtures are designed for heat, light, sound, gas, smoke or a combination of such effects creation with self-sustaining exothermic chemical reaction;
8) circulation of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic articles or their propellant production, importation, placing on the market of the Republic of Latvia, the leaving of the import, export, transit business, carry, transport, transfer, purchase, implementation, business, storage, tracking, labelling, use, removal, destruction, pyrotechnic services;
9) — explosive propellant substance or explosive mixtures of substances to be used in the manufacture of pyrotechnic;
10) manufacturer: a natural or legal person producing pyrotechnic articles to put it on the market under their own brand or trade mark;
11) warning: the subject matter or mechanism that constructively only pyrotechnic light, sound or smoke signal go;
12) theatrical pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic articles intended for use indoors or outdoors on the stage, including motion pictures and television broadcasting or similar purposes;
13) pyrotechnic articles for vehicles, vehicle components, safety devices which contain pyrotechnic substances used to activate these or other devices;
14) Fireworks device — entertainment for pyrotechnic article.
2. article. The purpose of the law this law aims to provide natural and legal rights and obligations of persons with regard to the circulation of pyrotechnic articles in the Republic of Latvia, as well as the safety essential requirements for pyrotechnical articles, to ensure the free movement of these products, public security, the protection of human health and the environment, as well as consumer and professional users.
3. article. The scope of the law (1) of the Act apply to pyrotechnic articles except: 1) equipment covered by laws governing requirements for the equipment of a ship;
2) pyrotechnic articles used in aviation and space industry;
3, kapsel) intended specifically for toys that are subject to the laws governing toy safety requirements;
4) explosives covered by laws governing civil movement of explosives;
5) ammunition (projectiles and charges), as well as training ammunition used firearms and other weapons.
(2) The warning devices, including warning devices, which include boat, yacht, ship or aircraft equipment, the mandatory law only applies in part for the subject of the production (manufacture).
(3) this Act does not apply to military pyrotechnics commercial rules of movement and military pyrotechnics production and storage of the agenda set by the strategic movement of regulatory laws.
Chapter II classification of pyrotechnic articles, safety requirements and conformity assessment article 4. Pyrotechnic articles of classification and conformity assessment (1) pyrotechnic articles are classified according to their manufacturer, type of use, purpose, and the level of danger this product noise level.
(2) pyrotechnic articles depending on propellant content, safety distances, sound level and other characteristics and characteristics of activity are broken down as follows: 1) Fireworks: a) class 1 — very low hazard and low noise Fireworks intended for use in confined spaces, including Fireworks which are intended for use inside residential buildings, b) class 2 — low hazard and low noise Fireworks intended for outdoor use in confined areas class 3, c)-medium-hazard Fireworks which are intended for outdoor use in large open areas and where the noise level is not harmful to human health, d) class 4 — high-hazard Fireworks which are intended for use only by persons with special knowledge (fireworks for professional use) and where the noise level is not harmful to human health;
2) theatrical pyrotechnic articles: a) T1 class — low-hazard theatrical pyrotechnic articles b) T2 class, stage pyrotechnic articles, which may only be used by persons with specialist knowledge;
3) other pyrotechnic articles: a) P1 class: pyrotechnic articles other than fireworks and low-hazard theatrical pyrotechnic articles b) P2 class: pyrotechnic articles other than fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which may only be used by persons with specialist knowledge;
4) military pyrotechnics.
(3) ex-pyrotechnic articles in the class of pyrotechnic articles are approved and conformity assessment shall be carried out within the institutions that law duly accredited by limited liability companies "standardization, accreditation and Metrology Centre" Latvian National Accreditation Bureau (hereinafter accreditation Office).
(4) If a pyrotechnic product conformity assessment carried out by another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area country accredited conformity assessment bodies, such pyrotechnic product conformity assessment does not need to be conducted in the Republic of Latvia.
(5) the Ministry of the economy shall inform the European Commission, the Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries of those accredited institutions, which are entitled to perform the conformity assessment of pyrotechnic articles. Information indicating the specific tasks that are assigned to these institutions, as well as the identification numbers, which are issued by the European Commission.
(6) If the Ministry of the economy receives from the accreditation Office in a statement that the accredited institution doesn't meet to be accredited institution, it shall withdraw the right accredited institution to assess the conformity of pyrotechnic articles, and shall immediately inform the European Commission, the Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries.
5. article. Pyrotechnic articles safety essential requirements, applicable standards, conformity assessment and labelling procedures and be accredited institution raised requirements for pyrotechnic articles safety essential requirements applicable standards, conformity assessment and marking procedures, as well as to be accredited body sliding down the requirements, the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter III commercial licensing article 6. Special permission (license) (1) for the purpose of commercial with 2, 3 or 4th grade Fireworks, T1 or T2 class theatrical pyrotechnical articles or their propellant for natural and legal persons, including manufacturers, importers and distributors, you need a special permit (license). Special permit (license) also need a class 1 fireworks or the propellant.
(2) the first paragraph of this article of the special permission (license) issued, it suspended or cancelled the national police. Special permit (license) for service in the national police creates a licensing Commission, no less than five people.

(3) the operator is required to obtain a special permission (license) duplicate, if special permit (license) damaged, lost or stolen, and repeated special permission (license), if you changed the data on merchants or installed other pyrotechnic articles for the production, storage or disposal site.
(4) The special permission (license), they duplicate and repeated special permissions (licenses) of the issuing State fee is payable.
(5) national police register of licences and certificates shall include special permissions (licenses) for individual business operators and persons who occupy positions in the institutions of Government, economic operator as well as for the employees, subject to the limitations provided for in this Act. Registry administrator is the Interior Ministry's information center.
(6) the register of licences and certificates to be included in the message, message volume, use and deletion of inclusion, as well as institutions to be granted access to this information in the register shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(7) military pyrotechnics production, imports, exports and sales by authorised economic operators who received strategic movement of goods provided for in the laws governing the order of the Ministry of Defence issued a special permit (license) commercial with European Union common military list items.
7. article. Special permission (license) issued restrictions (1) special permit (licence) issued by individual merchants and commercial companies, if the sole proprietor or persons who occupy positions in the governing bodies of the merchant, and the merchant's employees, which are directly related to the manufacture of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic, exercise or the provision of services, are at least 18 years old and already on them and is not subject to this article economic operators in the second part of the restrictions.
(2) special permission (license) is prohibited to issue: 1) If a sole proprietor or a person who occupies a position in the administrative organ of the merchant, or the merchant's employees that is directly linked with the production of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic, or implementation services: a) punished for serious or very serious crime or alcoholic beverages, drugs, or other intoxicating substances affect the criminal offence or the less serious crime, waiver of medical tests to determine the concentration of alcohol in the blood or the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs , psychotropic, toxic and other intoxicating substances impact tests for bullying or resistance may be representative or other public officer, before deleting or removing the criminal record, b) convicted of this part "a" of paragraph 1 provided for in the Commission of a criminal offence, release from punishment, if not a year has elapsed from the date of the entry into force of the decision on the release from punishment, c) released from criminal responsibility on the part of paragraph 1, "a" in the Commission of a criminal offence provided for in — If not passed in the year from the date of entry into force of the decision, d) conditionally relieved from criminal responsibility on the part of paragraph 1, "a" provided for under the criminal offence was committed, if not passed inspection, e) is a person who applied to the accused in criminal proceedings, f) administrative status punished for circulation of pyrotechnic articles regulations, alcoholic beverages, drugs, or other intoxicating substances in infringements, waiver of medical tests to determine the concentration of alcohol or narcotic substances or other intoxicating impact test for petty hooliganism or malicious defying police authorities, border guard or militia of the employee's legitimate order or requirement — if not passed year after implementing the administrative penalty;
2) if the individual economic operator or the person who occupies the post of administrative institutions, the economic operator or the operator's employee, which is directly related to the manufacture of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic, or implementation services: a) diagnosed mental disorders, b) diagnosed with alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic or toxic substance dependence;
3) merchant that has annulled a special permit (license) commercial with pyrotechnical articles or business with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives or blasting appliances — earlier than one year after its cancellation;
4) merchant, which is a legal person, which last year reversed a special permit (license) commercial with pyrotechnical articles or business with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives or explosive device;
5 the operator whose participants) or official administrative organ is a natural person who had an individual trader or merchant Member last year voided a special permit (license) commercial with pyrotechnical articles or business with weapons, ammunition, special funds, explosives or blasting appliances, or who was entitled to represent such merchants.
(3) the requirements for special permissions (licenses) and the requirements to be fulfilled by special permission (license) during operation, the order in which the operator shall issue a special permit (licence), a duplicate or repeat special permission (license), revoke the special permission (license) and suspended the special permissions (licenses), as well as the special permissions (licenses), a duplicate and repeated special permissions (licenses) of the issuing State toll payable and arrangements for payment shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
8. article. Special permission (license) the suspension and cancellation (1) national police for up to 60 days may suspend the special permission (license) to stop this law and other laws of pyrotechnic articles prescribed for the production, storage, transportation, realization or violation of the terms of use.
(2) the State police special permission (license) is voided if: 1 the operator is in breach of this law);
2) Merchant knowingly provided false information to obtain a special permission (licence);
3) determined by the other rule or court order;
4) found that the operator applies the law as laid down in article 7 of the special permission (license) issued restrictions.
9. article. The decision on the appeal against the decision of refusal to issue a special permit (license) for the special permission (license) the suspension or withdrawal of the action can be a challenge and appeal against administrative procedure law. Opposition appeals against decision and shall not suspend performance and execution.
Chapter IV of the commercial circulation of pyrotechnic articles in terms of article 10. The placing on the market of pyrotechnic articles (1) pyrotechnic articles are placed on the market only if they are properly stored and comply with the safety essential requirements, conformity assessment has been carried out to them and it's certified by European marks of conformity: CE (CE mark), and even if they do not endanger human health and safety.
(2) in the Republic of Latvia only allowed the circulation of pyrotechnic articles that meet the requirements of this law, except pyrotechnic articles intended for research, development and testing, if a product or its packaging is a clear reference to such non-compliance and the purpose of use.
(3) pyrotechnic articles which do not meet the requirements of this law, may be evicted for viewing exhibitions and play only if you have information about this discrepancy, the information about the merchant, who displayed the exhibition or show, exhibition and demonstration of location and time, as well as the fact that the pyrotechnic articles are not available for sale.
11. article. Manufacturer, importer and distributor's obligations (1) the manufacturer shall ensure that pyrotechnic articles placed on the market comply with article 10 of this law.
(2) if the manufacturer is not established in the Member State of the European Union or the European economic area country, the importer shall ensure that the producer complies with the first part of this article, or the same. To comply with the above requirements, the Republic of Latvia authorised to import samples of pyrotechnic articles required for the conformity assessment.
(3) the Distributor is obliged to act with due diligence to promote conformity of pyrotechnic articles with the essential requirements of safety, including making sure that the pyrotechnic article is CE marking and added this product conformity assessment documents.
(4) it is prohibited to realize the pyrotechnic articles which do not meet safety requirements.
12. article. Pyrotechnic articles for the production, storage and distribution conditions (1) the Merchant shall have the right to produce Fireworks, theatrical pyrotechnic articles and their propellants, store and realize a 2, 3 or 4th grade Fireworks and T1 or T2 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles and the propellant gases only specially equipped premises, which address the special permission (license), and the only class of pyrotechnic articles with the total quantity of propellant mass as specified in the special permit (license).

(2) the economic operators, including manufacturers, importers and distributors, distributes or otherwise make available on the 4th grade Fireworks and T2 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles only those merchants who received special permission (license) for the provision of the services, pyrotechnic or those legal entities that use the pyrotechnic articles motion pictures or television broadcast reception, theater or other performance arts and entertainment events, the P2 class pyrotechnic articles — only to merchants using pyrotechnic articles vehicles or other equipment or devices. These merchants and employees of legal persons directly related to such storage of pyrotechnic articles and use, must be persons with specialist knowledge.
(3) 1, 2, and class 3 Fireworks, the T1 class stage pyrotechnic articles and the P1 class pyrotechnic articles may not be sold or otherwise made available to persons who have not reached the prescribed in this Act.
(4) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which pamatefekt is bang noise similar to the noise creation (firecrackers and prototypes), allowed to realise or otherwise make available only in this category of persons set out in law.
(5) advertising and offering the fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles on the internet, it is prohibited to deliver and realize retail outside the special permission (license) the particular specified installed outlets.
(6) the fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles prohibited to be marketed in the retail trade or otherwise make available to users if these products, their packaging or any such article separately is not connected to its instructions for use.
(7) the economic operators, which is a special permit (license) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles are receiving from the State fire and rescue service's regional departments opinion on the marketing site compliance with fire safety regulations and in agreement with the local authorities can get special permission (license) class 2 Fireworks and the T1 class scene in the season of pyrotechnic articles to trade general trade facilities to seven days long before new year's day (January 1).
(8) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles sales and storage procedures and restrictions on general trade facilities, the order in which the operator shall issue a special permit (license) for a class 2 Fireworks and the T1 class scene in the season of pyrotechnic articles for marketing, as well as the requirements of the special permission (license) received by the Cabinet of Ministers.
13. article. Pyrotechnic services (1) To use for commercial purposes, Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles smoke, sound and light effect, signalling or festive firework (salute to play), the Merchant requires State police issued a special permit (license) pyrotechnic services.
(2) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles pyrotechnic services authorized for use only by persons with specialist knowledge.
14. article. Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles for the production, storage, transmission, transportation, marketing, trade shows and the organisation of the demonstration (use), as well as a procedure for the provision of services of pyrotechnic Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles storage and disposal procedures and restrictions, production, transmission, transportation, trade shows and the organisation of the demonstration (use) order, as well as a procedure for the provision of services of pyrotechnic is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter v acquisition of pyrotechnic articles, carry, transport, storage and use of article 15. The right of individuals to purchase, store, and use of pyrotechnic articles (1) a class 1 fireworks are entitled to purchase, store, and use the natural person who has reached 14 years of age.
(2) class 2 and 3 Fireworks, the T1 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles and the P1 class pyrotechnic articles are entitled to purchase, store, and use the natural person who has reached 18 years of age.
(3) the fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which pamatefekt is bang noise similar to the noise creation (firecrackers and prototypes), allowed to purchase, store, and use the hunting parties who received the Hunter's license.
(4) natural persons are prohibited from: 1) buy, store, and use the 4th grade Fireworks, the T2 class stage pyrotechnic articles and the P2 class of pyrotechnic articles;
2) transfer or otherwise make available class 1 fireworks natural persons who have not reached the first part of this article down the ages;
3) put forth, or otherwise make available on the class 2 and 3 Fireworks, the T1 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles and the P1 class pyrotechnic articles natural persons who have not reached the second part of this article, a certain age;
4) transfer or otherwise make available the relevant class of fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which the entities are not eligible to use the type and class of pyrotechnic articles;
5) to buy, store, and use of military pyrotechnics.
16. article. Legal person and the national authorities entitled to purchase, store, and use of pyrotechnic articles (1) the operator who received the law referred to in article 6 of the special permission (license), are eligible to purchase the type and class of pyrotechnic articles specified in the special permit (license), and handle them according to the special permission (license) for the specified type of activity.
(2) pyrotechnic articles propellants allowed the operator to buy only that received a special permit (license) for the manufacture of pyrotechnic articles.
(3) the 4th grade Fireworks and T2 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles are entitled to purchase, store, and use the entities whose activity consists in the motion picture or television broadcast reception, stage set and show iestudēšan or other art and entertainment events when at least one employee of the legal person is a person with specialist knowledge.
(4) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles which pamatefekt is bang noise similar to the noise creation (firecrackers and prototypes), allowed to purchase, store, and use the merchants that received special permission (license) pyrotechnic services, as well as in the third paragraph of this article, these entities.
(5) pyrotechnic articles for vehicles and other P1 and P2 class pyrotechnic articles are entitled to purchase, store, and use the legal persons that manufacture or repair vehicles or equipment and devices which are fitted in the pyrotechnic articles concerned or that they needed technical needs.
(6) in the first, third and fifth paragraphs of the legal person referred to ensure that their actions in the 4th grade Fireworks and T2 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles used and works with the P2 class pyrotechnical articles shall only be performed by persons with specialist knowledge.
(7) legal persons forbidden to transfer or otherwise make available: 1) class 1 fireworks natural persons who have not reached this law article 15 the age laid down in the first subparagraph;
2) class 2 and 3 Fireworks, the T1 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles and the P1 class pyrotechnic articles natural persons who have not reached this law article 15, second paragraph down the ages;
3) grade Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles other legal entities are not eligible to use the type and class of pyrotechnic articles.
(8) legal persons, except for the first, third and fifth paragraphs of that legal persons are prohibited to buy, store, and use the 4th grade Fireworks, the T2 class stage pyrotechnic articles and the P2 class of pyrotechnic articles.
(9) the third subparagraph of the said legal person the right to buy, store, and use in 4th grade Fireworks and T2 class theatrical pyrotechnic articles attest to the State police, issued a written authorization. The authorization referred to in the order determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(10) the military pyrotechnics allowed to purchase, store, and use only the national armed forces, the national police, the National Guard, State fire and rescue service and the prisons administration, as well as other State bodies that have the right to use in military pyrotechnics assigned by law.
Article 17. The ban on the use of pyrotechnic articles and restrictions (1) pyrotechnic articles prohibited to use, if their use endangers human life, health, property or may cause damage to the environment, as well as alcoholic beverages, drugs, or other intoxicating substances.

(2) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles used in accordance with the instructions for use and safety requirements laid down in them.
(3) a Person who uses Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles, provides: 1) of people, animals, vehicles, other people's belongings, or carry flammable and explosive articles not being in the area at risk in the use of pyrotechnic articles during and after use, while not verified that all projectiles have taken effect;
2) danger areas under increasing strong wind. If the wind speed exceeds nine metres per second, the use of pyrotechnic articles is not permitted.
3) pyrotechnic articles in the use of the site and not in iedarbojušo or in part iedarbojušo of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic shells and pyrotechnic articles used in the package collection no earlier than pyrotechnic instructions for use of the product in a certain time.
(4) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles prohibited to be used: 1) other private property without the consent of the owner or possessor;
2) other private owned land, buildings or in the vicinity of the vehicle, if using pyrotechnic articles, the shells, the sparks or slag may fall to other private land, buildings or vehicles, and this person is not authorized;
3) premises, except class 1 fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles;
4) closer than 100 meters from the fire and explosive objects and their areas, fuel tanks, gas cylinders and other flammable or carry flammable substances and materials;
5) 100 metres from the nearest of hazardous substances and mixtures for the production and storage facilities;
6) 100 metres from the nearest for zoos, zvēraudzētav and livestock facilities without the permission of the owner;
7) under the low voltage, high-voltage electricity and communication lines, tree branches and other obstacles that can reach the pyrotechnic projectiles (substances), as well as in tunnels;
8) closer than the pyrotechnic articles specified in the instructions for use of the safe distance from the bridges, roads, railway, road transport and transport road junction;
9) on the road carriageway and pedestrian sidewalks, if not received local government approval;
closer than 100 metres 10) from national and municipal authorities, foreign diplomatic missions, churches and prayer houses, medical institutions, educational institutions, social care and social rehabilitation institutions, bus station, railway stations, airports and passenger ports, if not received relevant authority approval;
11) apartment house yards, if used in pyrotechnic missiles.
(5) the municipality shall issue a binding rules, is entitled to restrict Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles the place and time of use.
18. article. Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles the purchase, storage, transport and transmission procedures for Fireworks and pyrotechnic articles the stage purchase, storage, transport and transmission procedures determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
Chapter VI Persons with specialist knowledge of article 19. Persons with specific professional competence certificate (1) for the physical person empowered to deal with 4th grade Fireworks, the T2 class scene pyrotechnical articles or P2 class pyrotechnical articles and use them in accordance with the procedure laid down in this Act, it is necessary to get a certificate certifying the person's expertise in circulation of pyrotechnic articles (hereinafter the certificate pirotehniķ).
(2) the natural person does not have to receive a pirotehniķ certificate, if this person is a comparable professional competence certificate received in another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area country.
(3) Pirotehniķ certificate is entitled to at least 18 years of age reached the person who obtained the appropriate education or qualifications or profession, which received the certificate of pirotehniķ required to obtain vocational training program, or who received the certificate of pirotehniķ required to obtain professional development or career guidance program and passed the qualification test, if they are outside the scope of this law, article 7 of the second paragraph of point 1 restrictions.
(4) the procedure for obtaining the certificate of Pirotehniķ is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(5) a Person who cancelled certificate of pirotehniķ, a new certificate is entitled to after the third paragraph of this article provides for the qualification test, but not earlier than one year after adoption of the decision on the cancellation of the certificate.
(6) a Person is required to obtain a duplicate of the certificate of pirotehniķ, where the pirotehniķ certificate damaged, lost or stolen, and repeated pirotehniķ certificate if changed it contains personal data.
(7) for the pirotehniķ certificate, duplicate it and resubmit the certificate is issued for the duty payable. Government fees and the payment arrangements determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
(8) national police news for the pirotehniķ certificate is recorded in the register of licences and certificates. Register of licences and certificates to be recorded in the volume of messages, including messages, use and deletion procedures, institutions to which you want to grant access to this information in the register shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.
20. article. Pirotehniķ cancellation of the certificate of the State Police (1) revoke the certificate if: pirotehniķ 1) person with specialist knowledge of this law in breach of pyrotechnic articles to the acquisition, storage, carrying, carrying, transport, sales, use, or pyrotechnic services;
2) joined this law, article 7 of the second paragraph of point 1 restrictions.
(2) the decision on the cancellation of the certificate of pirotehniķ can be a challenge and appeal against administrative procedure law. The draft decision or appeal shall not suspend performance and execution.
Chapter VII implementation supervision of pyrotechnic articles is article 21. The circulation of pyrotechnic articles (1) monitoring the circulation of pyrotechnic articles is the public administrative bodies according to their competence.
(2) Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles chain control in the statutory requirements carried out by the police within the limits of its competence.
(3) the control of movements of military pyrotechnics on this statutory requirements carried out by the Ministry of Defence within the limits of its competence.
22. article. Market surveillance (1) of the Act referred to in article 21, the authorities carry out inspections of pyrotechnic articles for the production, storage and disposal sites, as well as pyrotechnic services and controls to be placed on the market only pyrotechnic articles that are properly stored and comply with the safety essential requirements, which carried out the conformity assessment and the CE marking and which do not endanger human health and safety.
(2) the supervision of circulation of pyrotechnic articles, the inspecting authorities respect the information provided by the European Commission for pyrotechnical articles, which are not placed on the market is prohibited or whose placing on the market is limited.
(3) if the institution that provides the control of the business concerned, has reasonable grounds for believing that a pyrotechnic article does not conform to the essential requirements of safety and may pose a threat to the health and safety of people, the institution concerned shall take all appropriate provisional measures to stop such placing on the market of the products until the product is made in the conformity assessment.
(4) body, which found that the pyrotechnic article does not conform to the essential requirements of safety and may threaten human health and safety, removes their trade or its trade suspended until you get that product compliance with the safety essential requirements. If such compliance cannot be achieved, the distributor of pyrotechnic articles shall be returned to the manufacturer, but if this is not possible, destroyed.
(5) If a pyrotechnic article, which does not comply with the safety essential requirements and conformity assessment has not been carried out, marked with the CE conformity marking, the institution that provides the control of the business in question, called to the statutory liability of the person who affixed the pyrotechnic articles concerned.
(6) pyrotechnic products which do not comply with the essential requirements of safety and threaten human health and safety, on the measures taken to stop such product on the market, and the conformity assessment results inform the controlling body of the Ministry of the economy, but the economy Ministry shall inform the European Commission, the Member States of the European Union and European economic area countries.
(7) of this article, the third and fourth part of that institution's actions and decision to prohibit or restrict any pyrotechnic the placing on the market of the product in or removal of trade can be a challenge and appeal against administrative procedure law. The draft decision or appeal shall not suspend performance and execution.

23. article. Responsibility for the circulation of pyrotechnic articles regulations of this law and other laws and the circulation of pyrotechnic articles specified antitrust person held accountable in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law.
Transitional provisions 1 to this law, the third subparagraph of article 7, article 12, eighth and referred to in article 18 cabinet from the date of entry into force of the provisions, but no longer than up to July 31, 2011 are: 1) the Cabinet of Ministers on 23 September 2003, the Regulation No. 538 "weapons, ammunition, special features, explosives, bomb components and commercial movement of pyrotechnic articles, pyrotechnic articles of classification and terms of use";
2) Cabinet September 2, 2003, the provisions of no. 488 "rules on stamp duty on all kinds of weapons, ammunition, special features, explosives, blasting guards and permission of pyrotechnic articles and special permission (license), as well as the extension of their period of validity".
2. This law, article 4, the third paragraph of article 10 and 11, article 19, first paragraph, and article 22, concerning other P1 and P2 class pyrotechnical articles, 4th grade Fireworks and theatrical pyrotechnic articles is effective from July 4, 2013.
3. This law, article 4, the third paragraph of article 10 and 11, article 19, first paragraph, and the provisions of article 22 shall not apply to pyrotechnic products imported in the Republic of Latvia before the entry into force of this law.
4. special permission (license) and business registration certificate with the pyrotechnical articles issued before the adoption of this law will be valid until their expiry date, but not longer than until 2017 23 May.
5. Authorization for the handling of pyrotechnic articles vehicles shall be in force until the expiry of the period specified therein.
Informative reference to European Union directive included provisions in the law arising from the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 of Directive 2007/23/EC concerning the placing on the market of pyrotechnic articles.
The Parliament adopted the law of 23 September 2010.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2010 October 13