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Arms Act, 1959

Arms Act 1959 consolidate and amend the law relating to arms and ammunition. This act consists of 46 Section. Get the detailed description of all the sections of Arms Act 1959 only at easyadvocacy.



Section Title
Section- Preamble Chapter 1
Section- 1 Section-1 Short title, extent and commencement Chapter 1
Section- 2 Section-2 Definition and interpretation Chapter 1
Section- 3 Section-3 License for acquisition and possession of firearms and ammunition Chapter 1
Section- 4 Section-4 License for acquisition and possession of arms of specified description in Certain cases Chapter 1
Section- 5 Section-5. License for manufacture, sale, etc., of arms and ammunition Chapter 1
Section- 6 Section-6 License for the shortening of guns or conversion of imitation firearms into firearms Chapter 1
Section- 7 Section-7 Prohibition of acquisition or possession, or of manufacture or sale, or prohibited arms or prohibited ammunition Chapter 1
Section- 8 Section-8 Prohibition of sale or transfer of firearms not bearing identification marks Chapter 1
Section- 9 Section-9 Prohibition of acquisition or possession by, or of sale or transfer to young persons and certain other persons of fire arms, etc Chapter 1
Section- 10 Section-10 License for import and export of arms , etc. Chapter 1
Section- 11 Section-11 Power to prohibit import or export of arms, etc. Chapter 1
Section- 12 Section-12 Power to restrict or prohibit transport of arms Chapter 1
Section- 13 Section-13 Grant of licenses Chapter 1
Section- 14 Section-14 Refusal of licenses Chapter 1
Section- 15 Section-15 Duration and renewal of license Chapter 1
Section- 16 Section-16 Fees, etc., for license Chapter 1
Section- 17 Section-17 Variation, suspension and revocation of licenses Chapter 1
Section- 18 Section-18 Appeals Chapter 1
Section- 19 Section-19 Power to demand production of license, etc. Chapter 1
Section- 20 Section-20 Arrest of persons conveying arms, etc Chapter 1
Section- 21 Section-21 Deposit of arms, etc., on possession ceasing to be lawful Chapter 1
Section- 22 Section-22 Search and seizure by magistrate Chapter 1
Section- 23 Section-23 Search of vessels, vehicles for arms, etc Chapter 1
Section- 24 Section-24 Seizure and detention under orders of the Central Government Chapter 1
Section- 24A Section-24A Prohibition as to possession of notified arms in disturbed areas, etc. Chapter 1
Section- 24B Section-24B Prohibition as to carrying of notified arms in or through public places in disturbed areas, etc.- Chapter 1
Section- 25 Section-25 Punishment for certain offences Chapter 1
Section- 26 Section-26 Secret contraventions Chapter 1
Section- 27 Section-27 Punishment for using arms, etc Chapter 1
Section- 28 Section-28 Punishment for use and possession of firearms of limitation firearms in certain cases Chapter 1
Section- 29 Section-29 Punishment for knowingly purchasing arms, etc., from unlicensed person or for delivering arms, etc., to person not entitled to possess the same Chapter 1
Section- 30 Section-30 Punishment for contravention of licence or rule Chapter 1
Section- 31 Section-31 Punishment for subsequent offences Chapter 1
Section- 32 Section-32 Power to confiscate Chapter 1
Section- 33 Section-33 Offence by companies Chapter 1
Section- 34 Section-34 Sanction of the Central Government for Warehousing of Arms Chapter 1
Section- 35 Section-35 Criminal responsibility of person in occupation of premises in certain cases Chapter 1
Section- 36 Section-36 Information to be given regarding certain offences Chapter 1
Section- 37 Section-37 Arrest and searches Chapter 1
Section- 38 Section-38 Offences to be cognizable Chapter 1
Section- 39 Section-39 Previous sanction of the district magistrate necessary in certain case Chapter 1
Section- 40 Section-40 Protection of action taken in good faith Chapter 1
Section- 41 Section-41 Power to exempt Chapter 1
Section- 42 Section-42 Power to take census of fire-arms Chapter 1
Section- 43 Section-43 Power to delegate Chapter 1
Section- 44 Section-44 Power to make rules Chapter 1
Section- 45 Section-45 Act not to apply in certain cases Chapter 1
Section- 46 Section-46 Repeal of Act 11 of 1878 Chapter 1

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