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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.1, pp. 38-47. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Annex 9.1: Overview of Owner Licensing Criteria and Genuine Reasons for Owning a Firearm

India

Age: 21 (adult), 12+ (minor; sport shooting, target practice, or competition)

Mental Health: YES

Drug Dependency: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Criminal Record: YES

Public Security or Safety: YES

Competency: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Reason Required? YES

Hunting: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Target/Sport Shooting: YES

Profession: YES (farming)

Performance: YES (theatre, film)

Collection: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Personal Protection: YES

ID: Q5418

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