WVC 15 - 1 D- 10
§15-1D-10. Regulation of occupancy of streets for passage of
Whenever any portion of the national guard is or has been
called out for the performance of any duty under the provisions
of this article, it shall be lawful for the commanding officer of
such national guard, if it be deemed advisable in the
circumstances of the emergency, to prohibit all persons from
occupying or passing on any street, road, or place, or where the
national guard may be for the time being, and otherwise to
regulate the passage and occupancy of such streets and places.
Any person, after being duly informed of such regulations, who
willfully and intentionally without any lawful excuse, attempts
to go or remain on such street, road, or place, and fails to
depart after being warned to do so, shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not less
than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned
in the county jail not less than ten nor more than sixty days, or
both; and in such case the officer in command of the national
guard may forthwith arrest persons so offending and turn them
over to some civil authority.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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