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India. 1959 ‘Power to Take Census of Firearms.’ Arms Act (1959), Act No. 54, An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law Relating to Arms and Ammunition; Chapter 6 (Section 42). New Delhi: Parliament of the Republic of India. 23 December
42. Power to take census of firearms.
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct a census to be taken of all firearms in any area and empower any officer of Government to take such census.
(2) On the issue of any such notification all persons having in their possession any firearm in that area shall furnish to the officer concerned such information as he may require in relation thereto and shall produce before him such firearms if he so requires.