Removal of doors from discarded refrigerators, iceboxes and deep-freeze lockers.
1. Any person who discards or abandons in any place accessible to children, or who has in his possession, any refrigerator, icebox or deep-freeze locker, having a capacity of 1 1/2 cubic feet or more which is no longer in use and which has not had the door removed, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.
2. Any owner, lessee or manager who knowingly permits such abandoned or discarded refrigerator, icebox or deep-freeze locker to remain on premises under his control without having the door removed shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.
3. Guilt of a violation of this section shall not in itself render one guilty of manslaughter, battery or other crime against a person who may suffer death or injury from entrapment in such refrigerator, icebox, or deep-freeze locker.
4. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any vendor or seller of refrigerators, iceboxes or deep-freeze lockers who keeps or stores them for sale purposes, if the vendor or seller takes reasonable precautions to secure effectively the door of any such refrigerator, icebox or deep-freeze locker so as to prevent entrance by children small enough to fit therein.
Last modified: February 25, 2006