STORAGE OF PETROLEUM IN QUANTITIES EXCEEDING 12½ CASES BUT NOT EXCEEDING 100 CASES OR EXCEEDING 182 LITRES BUT NOT EXCEEDING 3,637 LITRES
10. Before the Director grants a licence for the storage of petroleum in quantities exceeding 12½ cases but not exceeding 100 cases, the applicant shall provide within his premises in such a position as shall be approved by him one or more receptacles or storage bins for storing petroleum constructed of brickwork of a thickness of not less than 35 centimetres, and having a floor of cement concrete not less than 15 centimetres in thickness sloping to a small catch-pit; the cubic content of a bin shall measure and not exceed one-third more than the cubic content of the number of cases that are to be stored and the applicant shall carry out such structural alterations or additions to his own or adjacent premises as may be considered necessary by the Director.
11. Before the Director grants a licence for the storage of petroleum in a tank in quantities exceeding 182 litres but not exceeding 3,637 litres, the applicant shall provide within his premises in such a position as may be approved by him one or more storage tanks made of iron or other metal and constructed and maintained in a manner approved by the Director. The applicant shall also provide a catch-pit below each tank used or kept on the premises, such catch-pit shall be made of material and of such dimensions as shall be approved by the Director, shall be maintained in an oil-tight condition and shall be of sufficient capacity to hold all the oil stored in the tank.
—(1) Any vessel used for drawing petroleum from the storage tank shall be placed within the catch-pit and below the tap of the tank before the tap be opened.
(2) Except as allowed by paragraph (5), the petroleum shall be stored in the bin or tank only and in no other part of the premises.
(3) No other goods of any description shall be stored in or upon any storage bin or tank.
(4) No fire or cooking-place or any artificial light shall be used or placed within 3 metres of any storage bin or tank.
(5) During daylight a quantity not exceeding 5 cases or 10 tins of petroleum may be exposed for sale or placed outside the storage bin at one time but after 7 p.m. no petroleum may be kept outside the bin.
(6) No tin or drum containing petroleum shall be broached or opened nor shall any petroleum be drawn off or changed from one receptacle to another at any hour under circumstances where the use of artificial light is necessary.
(7) The soldering of tins, drums or other receptacles containing petroleum or the application thereto of any operation in which fire or heat is used is prohibited on the licensed premises.