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Ban on Air Shipment of Explosives

Issue 8 and Volume 102.

Ban on Air Shipment of Explosives On July 26, President Truman signed into law an amendment to the civil aeronautics act to provide stiff penalties for violating Civil Aeronautics Board regulations covering the transportation, packing, marking or description of explosives in aircraft. The bill prohibits any person from knowingly or wilfully delivering to an air carrier any shipment, baggage or property violating board regulations on explosives.

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