2018 Mississippi Code
Title 45 - Public Safety and Good Order
Chapter 17 - Civil Emergencies
§ 45-17-7. Acts and activities which may be prohibited during emergency.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 45-17-7 (2018)
  • After proclamation of a civil emergency, the chief administrative officer may at his discretion, in the interest of public safety and welfare:
  • (a) Order the closing of all retail liquor stores.

  • (b) Order the discontinuance of the sale of intoxicating liquor and/or beer.

  • (c) Order the discontinuance of the manufacture, transfer, use, possession or transportation of a Molotov cocktail or any other device, instrument or object designed to explode or produce uncontained combustion.

  • (d) Order the discontinuance of selling, distributing, dispensing or giving away of any firearms or ammunition of any character whatsoever.

  • (e) Issue such other orders as are necessary for the protection of life and property.

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