No person shall-
(a) acquire, have in his possession or carry; or
(b) 1 [use, manufacture] sell, transfer, convert, repair, test or prove; or
(c) expose or offer for sale or transfer or have in his possession for sale, transfer, conversion, repair, test or proof;
any prohibited arms or prohibited ammunition unless he has been specially authorised by the Central Government in this behalf.
1. Subs. by Act 42 of 1988, s. 4, for "manufacture" (w.e.f. 27-5-1988).