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The Arms Act, 1878

( ACT NO. XI Of 1878 )

Chapter VII

MISCELLANEOUS

Power to take census of fire-arms
32. The Government may from time to time, by notification in the official Gazette, direct a census to be taken of all fire-arms in any local area, and empower any person by name or in virtue of his office to take such census.
 
 
 
 
On the issue of any such notification, all person possessing any such arms in such area shall furnish to the person so empowered such information as he may require in reference thereto, and shall produce such arms to him if he so requires.
 
 
 
 
Any person refusing or neglecting to produce any such arms when so required shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to two hundred taka, or with both.

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