2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 20: Crimes Against Public Peace, 30-20-1 through 30-20-18
Section 30-20-11: Dueling.
Dueling consists of any person:
A. conveying by written or verbal message a challenge to any other person to fight a duel with any deadly weapon, and whether or not such duel ensues;
B. accepting a challenge from another person to fight a duel with any deadly weapon, and whether or not such duel ensues;
C. engaging in or fighting a duel with any deadly weapon; or
D. aiding, encouraging or seconding either party to a duel and being present at such duel when deadly weapons are used.
Whoever commits dueling is guilty of a fourth degree felony.
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