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§ 169. Hiring armed guards without permit a felony

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 5. Protection of Labor
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 169
§ 169. Hiring armed guards without permit a felony
Any person who shall hire, aid, abet or assist in hiring through private detective agencies or otherwise, persons to guard with arms or deadly weapons of any kind, other persons or property, or any person who shall come into this state armed with deadly weapons of any kind for any such purpose, without a permit, in writing, from the Governor, shall be guilty of a felony, and on conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the State Penitentiary not less than one (1) year nor more than five (5) years. Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to interfere with the right of any person, corporations, society, association or organization in guarding and protecting their property as provided by law; but this section shall be construed only to apply in cases where workmen are brought into the state or induced to go from one place to another in the state by any false pretenses, false advertising, or deceptive representation, or brought into the state under arms or removed from one place to another in the state under arms.


R.L.1910, § 3767; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 454, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 331, eff. July 1, 1999.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 169, OK ST T. 40 § 169
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 317 of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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