#RajyaSabha Question #1039
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?
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.