CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
1. Short title, extent called the Arms Act, 1959.
and commencement.- 1 This
2 It extends to the whole of India. 3 It shall come into force on such date 1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gezette, appoint.
2. Definition and interpretation.
2. Definition and interpretation.- 1 In context otherwise requires,- a
"acquisition", with cognate expressions, accepting as a gift
b "ammunition" includes--
i rockets, bombs, other missiles 2
its grammatical variations includes hiring, borrowing,
ii articles, designed for and submarine mining,