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Singh, Gurmail. 2000 ‘Arms Act (1959) and Arms Rules (1962).’ Personal interview with Philip Alpers. Delhi: GunPolicy.org. 1 March

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Assistant Commissioner Singh is in day-to-day charge of the Firearms Licensing Branch, Delhi Police. He is responsible to the Head of the Firearms Licensing Branch, Deputy Commissioner of Police K. C. Diverdi. Mr Singh provided a 1995 reprint version of the Indian firearms laws and regulations, the Arms Act (1959) and Arms Rules (1962). There are no annual reports to Parliament or to the Minister…..

The civilian possession of military weapons ("service" long guns and handguns) is prohibited in most cases. These include handguns in .38, .455 and 9mm calibres, and .303 rifles…..

Firearm licences are photographic and in booklet form, They specify the weapons and ammunition permitted. Permissible handgun calibres are .35, .32, .22 and .380.

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