§ 18.2-311. Prohibiting the selling or having in possession blackjacks, etc
If any person sells or barters, or exhibits for sale or for barter, or gives or furnishes, or causes to be sold, bartered, given or furnished, or has in his possession, or under his control, with the intent of selling, bartering, giving or furnishing, any blackjack, brass or metal knucks, any disc of whatever configuration having at least two points or pointed blades which is designed to be thrown or propelled and which may be known as a throwing star or oriental dart, switchblade knife, ballistic knife, or like weapons, such person shall be guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor. The having in one's possession of any such weapon shall be prima facie evidence, except in the case of a conservator of the peace, of his intent to sell, barter, give or furnish the same.
(Code 1950, § 18.1-271; 1960, c. 358; 1975, cc. 14, 15; 1985, c. 394; 1988, c. 359.)Sections: Previous 18.2-308.4 18.2-308.5 18.2-308.6 18.2-308.7 18.2-308.8 18.2-309 18.2-310 18.2-311 18.2-311.1 18.2-311.2 18.2-312 18.2-313 18.2-313.1 18.2-313.2 18.2-314 Next
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