#RajyaSabha Question #1039


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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
RAJYA SABHA
QUESTION NO 1039
ANSWERED ON 29.07.2015

Simplifying rules for issuance and renewal of gun licence

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to satate :-

  • (a) whether a delegation has met the Minister of Home Affairs requesting to simplify the rules of issuing gun licences and renewal of gun licences in the country; and
  • (b) what action has been taken to simplify the rules of issuing and renewal of gun licences in the country?

Answer

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI HARIBHAI PARATHIBHAI CHAUDHARY)

(a) Yes, Sir.

(b) In order to simplify the rules for issuing and renewal of gun licences, the Ministry is in process of amending the Arms Rules 1962. Once Arms Rules 2015 is finalized after considering the views/comments of Ministries/Departments, States/UTs, Public and other stakeholders, the same will be laid on the table of both Houses of Parliament.