New York Penal - Article 265 - § 265.05 Unlawful Possession of Weapons by Persons Under Sixteen
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§ 265.05 Unlawful possession of weapons by persons under sixteen.
It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of sixteen to
possess any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in which
the propelling force is a spring or air, or any gun or any instrument or
weapon in or upon which any loaded or blank cartridges may be used, or
any loaded or blank cartridges or ammunition therefor, or any dangerous
knife; provided that the possession of rifle or shotgun or ammunition
therefor by the holder of a hunting license or permit issued pursuant to
article eleven of the environmental conservation law and used in
accordance with said law shall not be governed by this section.
A person who violates the provisions of this section shall be adjudged
a juvenile delinquent.
Section: 265.00 265.01 265.01-A 265.01-B 265.02 265.03 265.04 265.05 265.06 265.08 265.09 265.10 265.11 265.12 265.13
Last modified: March 8, 2013