2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 2 - Possession of Dangerous Weapons
§ 16-11-122. Possession of Sawed-Off Shotgun or Rifle, Machine Gun, Silencer, or Dangerous Weapon Prohibited

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-11-122 (2020)

No person shall have in his possession any sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, machine gun, dangerous weapon, or silencer except as provided in Code Section 16-11-124.

(Ga. L. 1968, p. 983, § 2.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 79 Am. Jur. 2d, Weapons and Firearms, §§ 1, 2.

C.J.S.

- 94 C.J.S., Weapons, § 24 et seq.

ALR.

- Validity and construction of regulations governing carrying, possession, or use of tear gas or similar chemical weapons, 30 A.L.R.3d 1416.

Scope and effect of exception, in statute forbidding carrying of weapons, as to persons on own premises or at place of business, 57 A.L.R.3d 938.

Application of statute or regulation dealing with registration or carrying of weapons to transient nonresident, 68 A.L.R.3d 1253.

Fact that gun was broken, dismantled, or inoperable as affecting criminal responsibility under weapons statute, 81 A.L.R.4th 745.

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