2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 11 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
ARTICLE 1 - TREASON AND OTHER SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
PART 2 - SEDITION AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
§ 16-11-6 - Definitions

O.C.G.A. 16-11-6 (2010)
16-11-6. Definitions


As used in this part, the term:

(1) "Foreign government" means the government of any country, nation, or group of nations other than the government of the United States of America or of one of the states thereof.

(2) "Foreign subversive organizations" means any organization directed, dominated, or controlled directly or indirectly by a foreign government which engages in or advocates, abets, advises, or teaches, or a purpose of which is to engage in or to advocate, abet, advise, or teach activities intended to overthrow, to destroy, or to assist in the overthrow or destruction of the government of the United States or of this state or of any political subdivision of either of them and to establish in place thereof any form of government the direction and control of which is to be vested in, or exercised by or under, the domination or control of any foreign government, organization, or individual.

(3) "Organization" means an organization, corporation, company, partnership, association, trust, foundation, fund, club, society, committee, political party, or any group of persons, whether or not incorporated, permanently or temporarily associated together for joint action or advancement of views on any subject or subjects.

(4) "Subversive organization" means an organization which engages in or advocates, abets, advises, or teaches, or a purpose for which is to engage in or advocate, abet, advise, or teach activities intended to overthrow, to destroy, or to assist in the overthrow or destruction of the government of the United States, government of this state, or of any political subdivision of either of them by revolution, force, or violence.

(5) "Subversive person" means any person who commits, attempts to commit, or aids in the commission or advocates, abets, advises, or teaches by any means any person to commit, attempt to commit, or aid in the commission of any act intended to overthrow, to destroy, or to assist in the overthrow or destruction of the government of the United States or of this state or any political subdivision of either of them by revolution, force, or violence; or who is a knowing member of a subversive organization or a foreign subversive organization.

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