Code of Alabama - Title 13A: Criminal Code - Section 13A-11-220 - Creating a hazard

Section 13A-11-220 - Creating a hazard.

(a) A person commits the crime of creating a hazard if:

(1) Having discarded, in any place accessible to children, a container having a compartment of more than one and one half cubic feet capacity and a door or lid that locks or fastens automatically when closed and cannot easily be opened from the inside, he fails to remove the door, lid or locking or fastening device; or

(2) Being the owner or otherwise having possession of land upon which there is an abandoned well, cistern or cesspool of a depth of four feet or more and a top width of 12 inches or more, he fails to fill, cover or fence it with a suitable protective construction.

(b) Creating a hazard is a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §5801.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021