DRAFT CSC, Title 12.  Crimes and Punishment
 
CHAPTER 21
Prohibition on Possession
of Knives in Public Places

7001.  Definition.
7002.  Prohibition.
7003.  Penalties.

      7001.  Definition.
     As used in this Chapter, knife includes any knife or knives, except folding pocket knives having an overall length of seven (7) inches or less.

Source:  TDL 23-9, 1 (part).

Editor's note:  TDL 23-9 that created this Chapter was signed into law by the District Administrator on July 27, 1973.

      7002.  Prohibition.
     It shall be unlawful to possess any knife or knives in any public place, except that any knife or knives used in the course of reasonable business activity carried on in a particular public place may be used in that public place by those engaged in carrying on that reasonable business during its normal working hours.

Source:  TDL 23-9, 1 (part).

      7003.  Penalties.
     Any person who violates the provisions of this Chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than 50 fifty dollars ($50.00) or imprisoned for a period of not more than three (3) months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

Source:  TDL 23-9, 1 (part).