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India. 2016 ‘Marking of Firearms and Ammunition at the Time of Manufacture.’ Arms Rules 2016; Chapter V (Section 58), pp. 164-166. New Delhi: Department of Publication. 15 July

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58. Marking of Firearms and Ammunition at the Time of Manufacture

(1) All firearms shall have applied to them, at the time of their manufacture, unique markings containing the following information, namely:-
(i) the country of manufacture;
(ii) the name of the manufacturer;
(iii) a serial number unique to the manufacturer;
(iv) year of manufacture;
(this information may be incorporated into the serial number)
(v) firearm type/model;
(vi) caliber;
(vii) proof-marks; and
(viii) such other additional information if the firearm is intended for an Indian domestic State entity viz. military, Central Armed Police Forces, Police etc….

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