Holders of arms licenses not uploaded on NDAL-ALIS portal to deposit arms within 15 days in Jammu

Jammu, Aug 6 (PTI) Authorities in Jammu on Saturday directed all those persons holding individual arms licenses which have not been uploaded on the NDAL-ALIS portal to deposit their arms and ammunition within 15 days.

District Magistrate Jammu Avny Lavasa passed the order, asking the gun holders to despot their weapons either with the officer-incharge of the nearest police station or with a dealer holding a license in Form VIII, or, in case he is a member of the armed forces of the Union, in the unit armoury.

“As per Arms Act 1959, and Arms Rule, 2016 all Individual Arms Licenses which are not uploaded on the NDAL-ALIS (National database of arms license-arms license issuance) portal are invalid.

“Whereas, as per section 21 of Arms Act 1959, any person having in his possession any arms or ammunition the possession whereof has, in consequence of expiration of the duration of a license or of the suspension or revocation of license or by the issue of a notification under section 4 or by any reason whatever, ceased to be lawful, shall without unnecessary delay deposit the same…” an order issued by the District Magistrate said. PTI TAS RCJ

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