This Branch deals with the administration of:-
Arms Branch is listed as one of the Administrative Branch under the D.C.’s Establishment. The primary duties of the Branch are governed by the Arms Act, 1959 and the Arms Rules, 2016.
The Arms Rules, 2016 have not brought in any new restrictions on grant of licenses to individuals. The provisions for grant of licenses as contained in the Arms Act, 1959 are extracted here under ─
Arms Act, 1959 Section 13(3) (3) The licensing authority shall grant – (a) a license under Section 3 where the license is required- (i) by a citizen of India in respect of a smooth bore gun having a barrel of not less than twenty inches in length to be used for protection or sport or in respect of a muzzle loading gun to be used for bona fide crop protection: Provided that where having regard to the circumstances of any case, the licensing authority is satisfied that a muzzle loading gun will not be sufficient for crop protection, the licensing authority may grant a license in respect of any other smooth bore gun as aforesaid for such protection, or (ii) in respect of a point 22-bore rifle or an air rifle to be used for target practice by a member of a rifle club or rifle association licensed or recognized by the Central Government; (b) a license under section 3 in any other case or a license under section 4, section 5, section 6, section 10 or section 12, if the licensing authority is satisfied that the person by whom any license is required has a good reason for obtaining the same.
As per rule 11 of the Arms Rules, 2016, an applicant has to submit the following documents along with the application form: (a) four passport size copies of the latest photograph of the applicant (in white background); (b) proof of date of birth; (c) identification proof ─ (i) Aadhar Card; or (ii) in case the applicant does not have Aadhar Card, a written declaration in the form of an Affidavit to be submitted in this regard along with an alternative identification proof which may include Passport or Voter’s Identification Card or Permanent Account Number (PAN) card or Identity Card issued to the employees; (iii) in case of exemptee sports persons, shooters identification card issued by the National Rifle Association of India. (d) residence proof in case the applicant does not possess Aadhar Card or Passport, which may include ─ (i) voter’s identification card; or (ii) electricity bill; or (iii) landline telephone bill; or (iv) rent deed or lease deed or property documents ;or (v) any other document to the satisfaction of the licensing authority. 6 (e) safe use and storage of firearms undertaking referred to in subrule (4) of rule 10; (f) for professional category applicant, referred to under clause (a) of sub-rule (3) of rule 12, self-attested copies of the educational and professional qualification certificates, wherever applicable; (g) medical certificate about mental health and physical fitness of the applicant with specific mention that the applicant is not dependent on intoxicating or narcotic substances (in Form S-3); (h) in case of an application for a licence in Form IV, the particulars specified in sub-rule (2) of rule 35 along with a permit from the authority empowered under the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972);
As per rule 24 of the Arms Rules, 2016, an application for renewal of a license shall be filed in the Form wherein specified at least 60 days prior to the expiry of the license.
The District Magistrate may impose ban on carrying of Licensed Arms after declaration of Election for smooth conduct of Election process or when any untoward situation arises in the district and as per Govt. instructions.
The District Administration is responsible for administration under the Indian Explosive Act, 1884 and the rules framed there under and issues.
(b) The manufacturer and whole-seller licensee is not available in Dhemaji District.
(c) Issue N.O.C. for obtaining explosives License from the Explosives Department and renewal thereof.
(d) Issuing N.O.C. for setting up Petroleum retail outlet (under Sec.144 chapter-VII of Petroleum Rules 2002)
The Deputy Commissioner of the District is also the District Magistrate. Though there is a separate department for the administration of jails, the District Magistrate exercises general supervision over the Jails in the district.
Sarai means any building used for the shelter and accommodation of travellers. It also includes a purao so far as the provisions of the SARAIS ACT. 1867 is applicable.
The verification of Character & Antecedents is issued as required by the different appointing /selecting authority of departments, firms, organizations etc.
The Next of Kin Certificate and Senior Citizen Certificate are issued through online module in which the Designated Public Servant(DPS) is the issuing authority.
Permission for oganising any kind of meeting/ theoritical performances/ cultural events should be obtained from the District Magistrate
The Permission/Renewal for installation of overground Telegraph infrastructure (Mobile Tower etc.) should be obtained from the Nodal Officer cum Deputy Commissioner of the concerned District. The Nodal Officer, in an urban area, shall, within three days of the receipt of the application send it to the Engineering or Planning cell of the Local Body for examination and in case of rural area, the application shall send it to the Circle Officer. And after receiving NOC from the Local body or Circle Officer and submitting all the requisite fees, the permission may be granted to the Telecom companies.