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Myanmar. 1878 ‘Article 17.’ Arms Act (1878) [India Act XI, 1878] (1st October 1878); Part V. Naypyidaw: People's Assembly. 1 October

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Article 17

The President of the Union may from time to time, by notification in the Gazette, make rules to determine the officers by whom, the form in which, and the terms and conditions on and subject to which, any licence shall be granted; and may by such rules among other matters —
(a) fix the period for which such licence shall continue in force;
(b) fix a fee payable by stamp or otherwise in respect of any such licence other than a licence for possession;
(c) direct that the holder of any such licence other than a licence for possession shall keep a record or account, in such form as the President of the Union may prescribe, of anything done under such licence, and exhibit such record or account when called upon by an officer of Government to do so;
(d) empower any officer of Government to enter and inspect any premises in which arms, ammunition or military stores are manufactured on kept by any person holding a licence of the description referred to in section 5 or section 6;
(e) direct that any such person shall exhibit the entire stock of arms, ammunition and military stores in his possession on under his control to any officer of Government so empowered; and
(f) require the person holding any licence or acting under any licence to produce the same, and to produce or account for the arms, ammunition or military stores covered by the same when called upon by an officer of Government so to do.

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