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Year: 1920

1920 N.J. Laws 67, An Act to Amend an Act Entitled, “An Act for the Protection of Certain Kinds of Birds, Game and Fish, to Regulate Their Method of Capture, and Provide Open and Close Seasons for Such Capture and Possession,” ch. 31, § 9.

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It shall be unlawful to use in hunting fowl or animals of any kind any shotgun or rifle holding more than two cartridges at one time, or that may be fired more than twice without reloading, or to use any silencer on any gun rifle or firearm when huntin...

It shall be unlawful to use in hunting fowl or animals of any kind any shotgun or rifle holding more than two cartridges at one time, or that may be fired more than twice without reloading, or to use any silencer on any gun rifle or firearm when hunting for game or fowl under a penalty of twenty dollars for each offense.

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1920 La. Acts 170, An Act Defining the Crime of Burglary with Explosives and Providing the Punishment Therefor, §§ 1–2.

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§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, That any persons who, with intent to commit crime, breaks and enters, either by day or night, any building whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, saf...

§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, That any persons who, with intent to commit crime, breaks and enters, either by day or night, any building whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place by use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other explosive, shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives. § 2. Be it further enacted, etc., That any person duly convicted of burglary with explosives shall be punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a term of not less than five nor more than twenty-five years.

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