Explosives Act 1957
Commenced: 1 Apr 1958
Chief Inspector of Explosives
6. Chief Inspector of Explosives---There shall from time to time be
appointed under the provisions of the [State Services Act 1962] a Chief
Inspector of Explosives, who shall be an employee of the [Department of
Labour] and, under the general direction of the Secretary . . . shall be
charged with the duty of carrying this Act into effect.
Cf. 1920, No. 44, s. 6 (1)
The words ``Department of Labour'' were substituted for the words
``Department of Internal Affairs'' by s. 2 (3) (a) of the Explosives
Amendment Act 1978; and the words ``for Internal Affairs'' were
omitted, as indicated by points of omission, by s. 2 (3) (b) of that
The State Services Act 1962, being the corresponding enactment in
force at the date of this reprint, has been substituted for the
repealed Public Service Act 1912.
As to the powers and functions of the Chief Inspector of
Explosives as the Chief Inspector of Dangerous Goods, see s. 6 of
the Dangerous Goods Act 1974.