Arms (Amendment) Bill 2019: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
GoI: More firearms for Indian Shooters and others should surrender excess guns
Published: February 25, 2020
On February 24, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued notification under the Arms Act, 1959 and Arms Rules, 2016. The main aim of the notice is to facilitate the shooting practices of Indian Shooters. Highlights According to the new rules, the renowned shooters and international medalists shall hold 12 additional weapons. Earlier the ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Parliament passes The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
Published: December 11, 2019
Parliament has passed the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the Arms Act, 1959. Apart from introducing new categories of offences, the Bill also seeks to decrease number of licensed firearms allowed per person and increase penalties for certain offences under the Act. Key Features of Bill License for acquiring firearms: The Bill ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs