The Gas Cylinders Rules, 2015 was published as required by Section 18 of the Explosives Act, 1884 (4 of 1884) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i) dated the 13th October, 2015, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion) number GSR 779 (E), dated 13th October, 2015