Saturday, May 8, 2021
Home India Government to tweak Arms Act, owning a gun may become easier

Government to tweak Arms Act, owning a gun may become easier

still-life-664230_640

By NewsGram Staff Writer

As the government prepares to amend the archaic Arms Act by cutting down the lengthy procedure to obtain a licence within a specific time, arms enthusiasts can look forward to procuring their prized gun with minimum fuss.

The draft rules made public by the government limit the number of documents to be submitted for applying for an arms licence, to less than a dozen.

As per the new rules, the police verification will have to be concluded between one and three months depending upon the weapon.

While granting a license or renewal, the government plans to generate a Unique Identification Number and consolidate licences by entering the data of the record locally in an electronic format duly approved by the Centre.

The licensing and the renewal authority will have to enter data in an electronic automated system, as developed by the National Informatics Centre for this purpose. Then the system will generate a unique identification number (UIN) without which no arms license shall be considered as valid with effect from the October 1, 2015.

The UIN so generated will be unique for each licensee. Licensees holding multiple licences will have to get their existing licences consolidated into a single licence and get the endorsement of the firearms on the new licence under his UIN by making an application to the concerned licensing authority on or before October 1.

Those who find themselves in grave danger due to the nature of duties performed by them, those who have made themselves targets of militants or terrorists, MP’s, MLA’s among others, will find it simpler to obtain a gun license.

STAY CONNECTED

19,511FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Black Fungal Infections Can Turn Dangerous If Left Untreated

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, can turn dangerous if left untreated, doctors said on Friday amid reports of re-emergence of the rare deadly...

How Fast Payout Casino Works

Online casino game sites use and accept different payment methods. The depositing process is simple and takes just a few seconds, but the online...

The Ancient Maya: History And Culture

By- Khushi Bisht Civilizations refer to a dynamic lifestyle that developed as humans started to build advanced and urban societies. From the Mesopotamians to the...

What’s Next In Podcast World 2021?

Let us take our chances and say that you are tempted to skip reading this entire article, apart from the key pointers. But imagine...

Fix Your Gummy Smile By These Treatment Options

Everyone tends to experience something they are self-conscious about. For some people, a gummy smile which is known as an excessive gingival display is...

Participate In Fitness Challenges And Win Some Great Prizes

As the pandemic continues to grip the country, it is becoming challenging for us to keep our spirits high. Fitness is no longer a...

Study: COVID Precautions Causing Dermatitis In Two-Thirds Of The Population

More than two-thirds of people may now have hand dermatitis due to stringent hand washing and using alcohol-based rubs during the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating...

Natural Herbs For Stress And Anxiety Relief

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has struck both people's mental health and physical health, with necessary protocols like social distancing and restricted mobility making the...

Recent Comments