Citation(s) from the literature library

India. 1959 ‘Short Title, Extent and Commencement.’ Arms Act (1959), Act No. 54, An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law Relating to Arms and Ammunition; Chapter 1 (Preamble). New Delhi: Parliament of the Republic of India. 23 December

Relevant contents

The Arms Act, 1959
ACT NO. 54 of [23rd December, 1959]
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to arms and ammunition.


1. Short title, extent and commencement.
(1) This Act may be called the Arms Act, 1959.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall come into force on such date 1* as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gezette, appoint.

[Editor's Note: After reviewing available legislation and other source documents, found no evidence of a provision in law to regulate this aspect of firearm policy. As some authorities enforce restrictions only in practice, the mere absence of a published legal provision should be treated with caution]

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