2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LXII - CRIMINAL CODE
Chapter 644 - BREACHES OF THE PEACE AND RELATED OFFENSES
Section 644:15 - Furnishing Arms to Persons Under 16.

NH Rev Stat § 644:15 (2015) What's This?

    644:15 Furnishing Arms to Persons Under 16. –
    I. Any person who shall sell, barter, hire, lend, or give to any person under the age of 16 years any cartridges or shotshells suitable for discharging in any rifle, pistol, revolver, or shotgun shall be guilty of a violation.
    II. This section shall not apply to:
       (a) Fathers, mothers, grandparents, or guardians of such children.
       (b) Individuals instructing such children in the safe use of firearms during a supervised firearms training program, provided the child's parent or legal guardian has granted the child permission to participate in such program.
       (c) Licensed hunters accompanying such children while lawfully taking wildlife.
       (d) Individuals supervising such children using firearms during a lawful shooting event or activity.

Source. 1971, 518:1. 2006, 73:3, eff. April 28, 2006.


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