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bear arms

To possess a weapon. The demonstration is in defense of the right to bear arms. We need to be careful, as some people in the crowd could be bearing arms.
See also: arm, bear
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Those were the knightly days of our profession, when we only bore arms to succor the distressed, and not to fill men's lamp-feeders.
The minister said as per procedure, applicants, residents of ICT, AJK and GB could submit their applications along with copies of CNIC for non-prohibited bore arms license to Ministry of Interior.
He said presently prohibited bore arms licenses were not being renewed by NADRA as per instructions of Ministry of Interior vide Notification, dated December 26, 2017.
Those who did not deposit it were bound to change them into non-prohibited bore arms. Interestingly, less than one hundred citizens acted on the instruction.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has lifted a ban on the issuance of non-prohibited bore arms licenses with immediate effect, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior on Friday.
"The ban imposed on issuance of Non-Prohibited Bore Arms license is lifted with immediate effect."
ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday lifted a ban on the issuance of non-prohibited bore arms licences with immediate effect.
The ban imposed on issuance of Non-Prohibited Bore Arms licence is lifted with immediate effect." The government also lifted the ban on the issuance of arms licences for Prohibited Bore category to the extent of General Officers or equivalent, officers or other ranks of the Military in accordance with Army Regulations (Instructions) 2000."
A notification issued by the city administration says, 'Ban on issuance of Non-Prohibited bore Arms License has been lifted; the NPB licences will be issued after completion of all legal/codal formalities in the light of the direction issued through policy of Ministry of Interior'.
SHC stays decision to revoke prohibited bore arms licences
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Interior Mohammad Baligh-ur-Rehman on Wednesday informed the upper house of the parliament that there was no plan to lift ban on issuance of licenses of prohibited bore and non prohibited bore arms licenses
ISLAMABAD -- A total of 34,116 prohibited and 98,423 non prohibited bore arms licences had been issued by Interior Ministry from March 2008 to Dec 2010, says a document placed in Parliament.
Islamabad, April 14, 2010 (Frontier Star): The Supreme Court has issued orders for the release on bail of a local dissenter leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Jamil Abbassi, allegedly involved in the issuance of 132 prohibited bore arms licenses to Inter Risk, the sub company of notorious Black water on submission of surety bonds worth five hundred thousand rupees.
ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Supreme Court has issued orders for the release on bail of a local dissenter leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Jamil Abbassi, allegedly involved in the issuance of 132 prohibited bore arms licenses to Inter Risk, the sub company of notorious Black water on submission of surety bonds worth five hundred thousand rupees.
The sources said that the Ministry was considering to cancel and re-issue all those prohibited bore arms licenses which were issued during the last one year.