Police Firm on Decision on the Implementation of Fireworks Ban
Local police indicated that they are firm on their decision on the implementation of the fireworks ban in the city. during the Spring Festival police will be seen on roads to inspect and create checkpoints in roads leading in to Shenzhen to inspect vehicles for fireworks.
Based on the rules, individuals or organizations that sell, manufacture, store and set off fireworks illegally will be facing detention of up to 15 days and with a fine of 2,000 yuan. Those setting off fireworks that will cause damages, injury and explosion will be criminally charge. Those involved in the business of transporting fireworks without any authorization will be fined 10,000 to 50,000 yuan.
Theme parks are the only places that are allowed to set off or organize fireworks show at designated times and locations and these fireworks shows are conducted by professionals.