The Arms Act, 1959
29. Punishment for knowingly purchasing arms, etc., from unlicensed person or for delivering arms, etc., to person not entitled to possess the same –
(a) Purchase any firearms or any other arms of such class or description as may be prescribed or any ammunition from any other person knowing that such other person is not licensed or authorised under section 5; or
(b) Delivers any arms or ammunition into the possession of another person is entitled by virtue of this Act or any other law for the time being in force to have, and is not prohibited by this Act or such other law from having, in his possession the same, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to[ [ Note: Subs. by s. 11, ibid., (w.e.f. 22-6-1983) ] three years, or with fine, or with both].