Title 76 Chapter 10 Section 509

Utah Criminal Code
Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Welfare, and Morals
Section 509
Possession of dangerous weapon by minor.


76-10-509.   Possession of dangerous weapon by minor.

            (1) A minor under 18 years of age may not possess a dangerous weapon unless he:

            (a) has the permission of his parent or guardian to have the weapon; or

            (b) is accompanied by a parent or guardian while he has the weapon in his possession.

            (2) Any minor under 14 years of age in possession of a dangerous weapon shall be accompanied by a responsible adult.

            (3) Any person who violates this section is guilty of:

            (a) a class B misdemeanor upon the first offense; and

            (b) a class A misdemeanor for each subsequent offense.

Amended by Chapter 10, 1993 Special Session 2