Sindh lifts ban on issuance of arms licenses



Sindh government has lifted the ban on issuance of arms licenses with immediate effect, says a notification issued on Friday by the provincial home department.

The notification says that ‘with the approval of competent authority (Chief Minister of Sindh), the ban imposed on issuance of arms licenses in the province has been lifted with immediate effect and until further orders, the monthly quota of the approving authorities as prescribed under Rule 4.1 of the ‘Sindh Arms Rules 2018’ has been restored.’

The notification further contains that ‘only computerized arms licenses of non-prohibited bore (NPB) shall be issued as per prescribed monthly quota and subject to fulfillment of all requirements as laid down in ‘Sindh Arms Act 2013 and Sindh Arms Rules 2018.’ (PR)

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