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India. 1959 ‘Punishment for Certain Offences.’ Arms Act (1959), Act No. 54, An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law Relating to Arms and Ammunition; Chapter 5 (Section 25). New Delhi: Parliament of the Republic of India. 23 December
25. Punishment for certain offences.
(a) acquires, has in his possession or carries any firearm or ammunition in contravention of section 3; or
(b) acquires, has in his possession or carries in any place specified by notification under section 4 any arms of such class or description as has been specified in that notification in contravention of that section; shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than one year but which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine:
Provided that the Court may for any adequate and special reasons to be recorded in the judgment impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than one year.