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The Arms Act, 1878

( ACT NO. XI OF 1878 )

Chapter III


Procedure where arrest made by person not Magistrate or Police-officer
Any person so apprehended, and any arms, ammunition or military stores so taken by a person not being a Magistrate or Police-officer, shall be delivered over as soon as possible to a Police-officer.
All persons apprehended by, or delivered to, a Police-officer, and all arms and ammunition seized by or delivered to any such officer under this section, shall be taken without unnecessary delay before a Magistrate.

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