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Section 20 – The Arms Act, 1959

The Arms Act, 1959



20. Arrest of persons conveying arms, etc., under suspicious circumstances –




Where any person found carrying or conveying any arms or ammunition whether covered by a licence or not, in such manner or under such circumstances as to afford just grounds of suspicion that the same are or is being carried by him with intent to use them, or that the same may be used, for any unlawful purpose any magistrate, any police officer or any other public officer or any other public servant or any person employed or working, upon a railway, aircraft, vessel, vehicle or any other means of conveyance, may arrest him without warrant and seize from him such arms or ammunition.



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