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The Arms Act, 1878

( ACT NO. XI OF 1878 )

Chapter III


Arrest of persons conveying arms, etc., under suspicious circumstances
12. When any person is found carrying or conveying any arms, ammunition or military stores, whether covered by a license or not, in such manner or under such circumstances as to afford just grounds of suspicion that the same are being carried by him with intent to use them, or that the same may be used, for any unlawful purpose, any person may without warrant apprehend him and take such arms, ammunition or military stores from him.

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