14 June 2021
My father owns a .32 bite npb. His arms license is made in fatehabad. I reside in Pune. I dont have a arm's license. He wants to legally transfer this to me. Can you share if that's possible and if so, how?
15 June 2021
Transfer of Arms License can be done on two conditions - a) When the original licencee is alive- 1. During his life-time, the licencee may transfer the arms licence to legal heirs by making an application in plain paper. 2. The person to whom licence is to be transferred shall apply on Form A. b) When the original licencee has expired- 1. Application shall be made in Form A. 2. No objection from the legal heirs, in the form of an affidavit sworn before a magistrate.
In case of death of licensee:- In case of death of the licensee, the relatives of the deceased (licensee) should come to Licensing Unit and submit the death certificate along with the original Arm License. Weapon deposit permission shall be issued to them by the Licensing Unit for depositing the weapon belonging to the deceased with any authorized arm dealer or with the nearest police station. Before cancellation, weapon will require to be disposed off. There are 4 options available to legal heirs for the disposal of weapon. Option-1 Transfer of weapon to any legal hair having no license: In such case the legal hair will have to apply for new license on inheritance basis. Option-2 Transfer of weapon to any legal heir having the license but not having permission for additional weapon. Option-3 Sale of weapon to any authorized arms dealer or person. Option-4 Gift of weapon to a museum or any agency after making it unusable.