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21-1272.


21-1272.


                           UNLAWFUL CARRY
    It shall be unlawful for any person to carry upon or about his or
her person, or in a purse or other container belonging to the person,
any pistol, revolver, shotgun or rifle whether loaded or unloaded or
any dagger, bowie knife, dirk knife, switchblade knife, spring-type
knife, sword cane, knife having a blade which opens automatically by
hand pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in the
handle of the knife, blackjack, loaded cane, billy, hand chain, metal
knuckles, or any other offensive weapon, whether such weapon be
concealed or unconcealed, except this section shall not prohibit:
    1.  The proper use of guns and knives for hunting, fishing,
educational or recreational purposes;
    2.  The carrying or use of weapons in a manner otherwise
permitted by statute or authorized by the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act,
Section 1290.1 et seq. of this title; or
    3.  The carrying, possession and use of any weapon by a peace
officer in the performance of official duties and in compliance with
the rules of the employing agency.  Any person convicted of violating
the foregoing provision shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable
as provided in Section 1276 of this title.







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