2011 Connecticut Code
Title 29 Public Safety and State Police
Chapter 532a Boxing and Wrestling
Sec. 29-143v. (Formerly Sec. 21a-207). Age limitation for boxing and wrestling.

      Sec. 29-143v. (Formerly Sec. 21a-207). Age limitation for boxing and wrestling. No person under eighteen years of age shall engage in any professional boxing match or wrestling exhibition and no person under sixteen years of age shall engage in any amateur boxing match or amateur wrestling exhibition except a match or exhibition held under the supervision of a school, college or university having an academic course of study or the athletic association connected with such school, college or university or held under the auspices of any amateur athletic association that has been determined by the commissioner, under section 29-143j, to be capable of ensuring the health and safety of the participants.

      (1949 Rev., S. 3518; February, 1965, P.A. 617, S. 8; 1972, P.A. 55, S. 8; P.A. 82-53, S. 3, 4; P.A. 99-194, S. 18.)

      History: 1965 act deleted boxing from purview of section; 1972 act reinstated boxing exhibitions in purview of section; P.A. 82-53 allowed a person under 16 years of age to compete in an amateur event held under the auspices of an amateur athletic association determined to be capable of ensuring participants' health and safety; Sec. 19-337 transferred to Sec. 21a-207 in 1983; P.A. 99-194 made a technical change, replaced references to boxing exhibition with references to boxing match and replaced references to wrestling bout with references to wrestling exhibition; Sec. 21a-207 transferred to Sec. 29-143v in 2007.

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