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2018 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-11-100. Abandoning, discarding, or leaving unattended containers which lock or fasten automatically; abandoning or discarding motor vehicle which does not have door or window removed
Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-11-100 (2018)
(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when that person leaves in any place accessible to children any abandoned, unattended, or discarded container which has a compartment of more than 1 1/2 cubic feet capacity and a door or lid which locks or fastens automatically when closed and which cannot easily be opened from the inside, without first removing the lid, door, or locking device from such container.
(b) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when that person leaves in any place accessible to children any abandoned or discarded motor vehicle which does not have at least one door which can easily be opened from the inside or one door or window which has been removed.
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