2020 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 (2020)
  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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

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