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      RS 40:1472.1     



§1472.1.  Construction of Part

A.  The provisions of this Part are cumulative and shall not be construed as repealing or affecting any powers, duties, or authorities of the deputy secretary for public safety services of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections under any other law of this state; provided that with respect to the regulations of explosives as herein provided, in instances where the provisions of this Part may conflict with any other such law, the provisions of this Part control.

B.  The provisions of this Part and regulations promulgated by the deputy secretary do not apply to the lawful purchase by a non-licensee or non-permittee twenty-one years of age or older of commercially manufactured black powder in quantities not to exceed five pounds, or quantities not to exceed twenty-five pounds if purchased by a member of a bona fide artillery unit of historical reenactors, if the black powder is intended to be used solely for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes in antique firearms as defined in 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(16) or in antique devices as exempted from the term "destructive device" in 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(4).

Acts 1995, No. 1139, §1; Acts 1999, No. 1202, §1; Acts 2009, No. 391, §1.

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