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No.CAS-7(1)/2003.Div.

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BUREAU OF CIVIL AVIATION SECURITY
(MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
A’ WING , JANPATH BHAWAN ,
JANPATH, NEW DELHI -110001

Date : 07.6.2005

AVSEC ORDER NO. 5/2005
In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5A
1934,delegated to him vide Government of India, Ministry
Notification No. 1797 dated July 3, 1997, Commissioner
Aviation), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, for the purpose
safety of aircraft operation directs that :-

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Aircraft Act
Civil Aviation
Security(Civil
securing the

(i)

The items mentioned in Annexure-I are banned for carriage on person
or in cabin baggage (carry-on baggage) by a passenger on board the
flight operating from Civil Indian Airports and Indian registered aircrafts
operating from foreign airports;

(ii)

Some of the items in Annexure-I are authorized for carriage in
registered (checked) baggage by a passenger on board the flight
operating from civil Indian airports; and Indian registered aircrafts
operating from foreign airports. Details of the items which are
authorized in cabin (carry-on) baggage and in registered (checked)
baggage are given in Annexure-II.

(iii)

The above mentioned are only indicative lists of items.
Common
sense, however, shall prevail in assessing whether an object can be
used as a weapon for committing any act of unlawful interference with
civil aviation operations.

(iv)

A board indicating the list of items authorized for carriage in cabin
baggage and in registered baggage (Annexure-II) may be displayed
in Hindi / English at entry point of the airports by Airport operators.
Airlines may also publish the list of above items on the jacket of Air
Ticket for prior information of passengers.

(v)

It is clarified that this AVSEC Order does not supersede
BCAS
Circular No. 14/2005 dated 15.4.05 relating to carriage of Kirpan by
Sikh passengers in domestic flights.

(vi)

This supersedes AVSEC Order No. 2/03 dated 20-01-03; and shall
remain in force till further order.

Encl : As above
(R.C.Tayal)

butter. razor blades not in a cartridge. and plastic cutlery) Meat Cleavers Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters. and Indian Registered aircrafts from foreign airports : S. Description Personal Items 01 02 03 Lighters Scissors-metal with pointed tips Realistic replica of toy weapon Sharp Objects 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 Box Cutters Ice Axes/ Ice Picks Knives (any length and type except round-bladed. utility knives.N.Commissioner of Security (CA) Distribution as per list over leaf ANNEXURE – I Items that are banned for carriage on person/hand baggage on board flights operating from civil airports in India. but excluding safety razors Sabers Scissors – metal with pointed tips Sword Sporting Goods 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Baseball Bats Bows and Arrows Cricket Bats Golf Clubs Hockey Sticks Lacrosse Sticks Pool Cues Ski Poles Spear Guns Guns and Firearms 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Ammunition BB guns Compressed Air Guns Firearms Flare Guns Gun Lighters Gun Powder Parts of Guns and Firearms Pellet Guns Realistic Replicas of Firearms .

31 Starter pistols Tools 32 Axes and hatchets Contd…2 -2- 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Cattle Prods Crowbars Hammers Drills (including cordless portables power drills) Saws (including cordless portable power saws) Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits) Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers) Wrenches and Pliers Martial Arts / Self Defense Items 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 Billy Clubs Black Jacks Brass Knuckles Kubatons Mace/ Pepper Spray Martial Arts Weapons Night Sticks Nunchakus Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices Throwing Stars Explosive Materials 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 Blasting Caps Dynamite Fireworks Flares (in any form) Hand Grenades Plastic Explosives Realistic Replicas of Explosives Flammable items 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 Aerosol (any except for personal care or toiletries in limited quantities) Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel) Gasoline Gas Torches Lighter Fluid Strike-anywhere Matches Turpentine and paint Thinner Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items 67 68 Chlorine for Pools and Spas Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers) .

17. Carry on Checked Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes . jet injectors. insulin pumps. and an unlimited number of unused syringes. deodorants) Safety Razors (including disposable razors) Scissors-plastic or metal with blunt tips Scissors-metal with pointed tips Toy Transformer Robots Toy Weapons (if not realistic replicas) Tweezers Umbrellas (allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed) Walking Canes (allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed) Medication and Special Needs Devices Braille Note-Taker. vials or box of individual vials. Augmentation Deices Diabetes-Related Supplies/ Equipment. 24. blood glucose meter test strips. 19. 7. when accompanied by insulin. 11. 14. 20. (once inspected to ensure prohibited items are not concealed) including: insulin and insulin loaded dispensing products. 23. 6. 4. 18. 3. 10. in limited quantities (such as hairsprays. pens. 12. and preloaded syringes. infusers. 16. and insulin pump supplies. Slate and Stylus. 8.N 1. 15. lancets. 9. blood glucose meters. 5. 2. 22. 13. Can I take it Personal Items Cigar Cutters Corkscrews Cuticle Cutters Eyeglass Repair Tools (including screwdrivers) Eyelash Curlers Knitting and Crochet Needles Knives ( round bladed butter or plastic) Lighters Strike anywhere matches Nail Clippers Nail Files Personal care or toiletries with aerosols.69 70 71 72 Liquid Bleach Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs) Spray Paint Tear Gas *** ANNEXURE-II S. 21.

29. 37. 43. 34. 33. Contd. razor blades not in a cartridge. Laptop Computers Mobile Phones Pagers Personal Data Assistants (PDA’s) Note: Check with your airline or travel agent for restrictions on the use of these and other electronic items during your flight. 28. We recommend that you either put undeveloped film and cameras containing undeveloped film in your carry-on baggage or take undeveloped film with you to the checkpoint and ask the screener to conduct a hand-inspection. 30. 41.Insulin in any form or dispenser must be properly marked with a professionally printed label identifying the medication or manufacturer’s name or pharmaceutical label.. 38. 27. 31.2 -225. Sharp Objects Box Cutters Ice Axes/ Ice Picks Knives (any length and type except roundbladed. allen wrenches. if carried by the individual with the prosthetic device or his or her companion. Nitroglycerine pills or spray for medical use (if properly marked with a professionally printed label identifying the medication or manufacturer’s name or pharmaceutical label) Prosthetic Device Tools and Appliances including drill. Electronics Devices Camcorders Camera Equipment The checked baggage screening equipment will damage undeveloped film in camera equipment. pullsleeves used to put on or remove prosthetic devices. 42. 35. utility knives. 40.) Sword Note: Any sharp objects in checked baggage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes . butter. and plastic cutlery) Meat Cleavers Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters. 32. 39. 26. 36. but excluding safety razors Sabers Scissors – metal with pointed tips (Scissors with plastic or metal blunt tips are permitted in your carry-on.

62. 57. Sporting Goods Baseball Bats No Yes Contd…3 -346. or other packaging specifically designed to carry small amounts of ammunition. 51. 60.44. 65. 48. it must be declared to the airline at check-in. 53. 63. 61. and declared to the airline at check-in. Bows and Arrows Cricket Bats Golf Clubs Hockey Sticks Lacrosse Sticks Pool Cues Ski Poles Spear Guns Note: any sharp objects in checked baggage should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and security screeners Guns and Firearms Ammunition (Check with your airline or travel agent to see if ammunition is permitted in checked baggage on the airlines you are flying. 45. 47. 49. should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors. packed in a locked hard-sided gun case. 50. 58. that apply. Firearms carried as checked baggage MUST be unloaded. if any. Small arms ammunitions for personal use must be securely packed in fiber. wood or metal boxes. 59. 55. Ask about limitations or fees. 52. the No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes . Ask about limitations or fees. if any. Only you. 64. If ammunition is permitted. 54. that apply) BB guns Compressed Air Guns Firearms Flare Guns Gun Lighters Gun Powder Parts of Guns and Firearms Pellet Guns Realistic Replicas of Firearms Starter pistols Note: Check with your airline or travel agent to see if firearms are permitted in checked baggage on the airline you are flying. 56.

83. 73. 82. For more information on these and other hazardous materials. No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Martial Arts Weapons Night Sticks Nunchakus Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices Throwing Stars Note: Any sharp objects in checked baggage should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and screeners. 68. 67. 87. 77. may have the key or combination. 80. 71. 81.66. please consult your airline. Container of mace or pepper spray is permitted in checked baggage provided it is equipped with a safety mechanism to prevent accidental discharge. 69. Explosive Materials Blasting Caps Dynamite Fireworks Flares (in any form) No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No . 90. passenger. 78. 91. Hammers Drills (including cordless portables power drills) Saws (including cordless portable power saws) Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits) Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers) Wrenches and Pliers Note: Any sharp objects in checked baggage should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and security screeners Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items Billy Clubs Black Jacks Brass Knuckles Kubatons Mace/ Pepper Spray One 118 ml or 4 fl. 75. 89. 76. 88. 85. 72. Tools Axes and hatchets Cattle Prods Crowbars No No No Yes Yes Yes Contd…4 -470. 79. 84. 86. 74. Oz.

100. 106. 104. 96. Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel) Gasoline Gas Torches Lighter Fluid Strike-anywhere Matches Turpentine and paint Thinner Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items Chlorine for Pools and Spas Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers) Liquid Bleach Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs) Spray Paint Tear Gas *** No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No . 103. 110. 98. 101. 105. 95. 99. 107. 108. 109.92. 93. 102. Hand Grenades Plastic Explosives Realistic Replicas of Explosives Flammable items Aerosol (Any except for personal care or toiletries in limited quantities) No No No No No No No No Contd…5 -597. 94.