The Arms Act, 1959
41. Power to exempt –
Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient in the public interest so to do, it may, by notification in he Official Gazette and subject to such conditions, if any, as it any specify in the notification,-
(a) [ Note: Subs. by Act 25 of 1983, s. 13 (w.e.f. 22-6-1983) ] [exempt any person or class of person (either generally or in relation to such description of arms and ammunition as may be specified in the notification)], or exclude any description of arms or ammunition, or withdraw any part of India, from the operation of all or any or the provisions of this Act; and
(b) As often as may be, cancel any such notification and again the subject, by a like notification, the person or class or persons or the description of arms and ammunition or the part of India to the operation of such provisions.