New Indian Arms Rules based on ISACS definitions


The Government of India has updated its Arms Rules, which dated to 1962, with a new set of rules, known as the Arms Rules 2016. Many definitions of key terms used in the new rules are based on those contained in ISACS 01.20, Glossary of Terms, Definitions and Abbreviations, including definitions of the following terms:

air weapon | antique small arm | automatic | carry | curio | deactivation | handgun | light weapon | manufacturing | marking | parts and components | pistol | revolver | rifle | selective fire | self-loading | semi-automatic | shotgun | small arm | sport shooting | use of a firearm

READ THE LAW — Government of India: Arms Rules 2016