2019 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 3 - Carrying and Possession of Firearms
§ 16-11-136. Restrictions on possession, manufacture, sale, or transfer of knives

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-11-136 (2019)
  • (a) As used in this Code section, the term:

    • (1) "Courthouse" shall have the same meaning as set forth in Code Section 16-11-127.

    • (2) "Government building" shall have the same meaning as set forth in Code Section 16-11-127.

    • (3) "Knife" means any cutting instrument with a blade and shall include, without limitation, a knife as such term is defined in Code Section 16-11-125.1.

  • (b) Except for restrictions in courthouses and government buildings, no county, municipality, or consolidated government shall, by rule or ordinance, constrain the possession, manufacture, sale, or transfer of a knife more restrictively than the provisions of this part.

History:

Code 1981, § 16-11-136, enacted by Ga. L. 2012, p. 1141, § 1/SB 432.

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