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Obstructing highways and other public passages - 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 5507

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     § 5507.  Obstructing highways and other public passages.
        (a)  Obstructing.--A person, who, having no legal privilege
     to do so, intentionally or recklessly obstructs any highway,
     railroad track or public utility right-of-way, sidewalk,
     navigable waters, other public passage, whether alone or with
     others, commits a summary offense, or, in case he persists after
     warning by a law officer, a misdemeanor of the third degree. No
     person shall be deemed guilty of an offense under this
     subsection solely because of a gathering of persons to hear him
     speak or otherwise communicate, or solely because of being a
     member of such a gathering.
        (b)  Refusal to move on.--
            (1)  A person in a gathering commits a summary offense if
        he refuses to obey a reasonable official request or order to
        move:
                (i)  to prevent obstruction of a highway or other
            public passage; or
                (ii)  to maintain public safety by dispersing those
            gathered in dangerous proximity to a fire or other
            hazard.
            (2)  An order to move, addressed to a person whose speech
        or other lawful behavior attracts an obstructing audience,
        shall not be deemed reasonable if the obstruction can be
        readily remedied by police control of the size or location of
        the gathering.
        (c)  Definition.--As used in this section the word
     "obstructs" means renders impassable without unreasonable
     inconvenience or hazard.

        Cross References.  Section 5507 is referred to in section
     8902 of Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure).
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