NJ 2C:39-14. Unlawful training in the use of a firearm.

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NJ Statute: 2C:39-14.  2nd degree crimes

a.   Any person who teaches or demonstrates to any other person the use, application, or making of any firearm, explosive or destructive device, or technique capable of causing injury or death to a person, knowing or having reason to know or intending that it will be employed for use in, or in furtherance of, an illegal activity is guilty of a crime of the second degree.

b.   Any person who assembles with one or more persons for the purpose of training with, practicing with, or being instructed in the use of any firearm, explosive or destructive device, or technique capable of causing injury or death to a person, intending to unlawfully employ it for use in, or in furtherance of, an illegal activity is guilty of a crime of the second degree.

L. 1983, c. 229, s.1; amended by 1988,c.76,s.1.

AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:39-14, Violation 2C:39-14, Offense 2C:39-14

Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.

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