What is Remaining After Being Forbidden?

05/08/2007 - Category:Courts - Legal Definitions - State: LA #4286

Full Question:

I would like to know what Remaining After Being Forbidden is and what is the realistic sentence or fine for this first offense?

Answer:

The following is a LA statute:

§63.3. Entry on or remaining in places or on land after being forbidden
A. No person shall without authority go into or upon or remain in or upon or attempt to go into or upon or remain in or upon any structure, watercraft, or any other movable, or immovable property, which belongs to another, including public buildings and structures, ferries, and bridges, or any part, portion, or area thereof, after having been forbidden to do so, either orally or in writing, including by means of any sign hereinafter described, by any owner, lessee, or custodian of the property or by any other authorized person. For the purposes of this Section, the above mentioned sign means a sign or signs posted on or in the structure, watercraft, or any other movable, or immovable property, including public buildings and structures, ferries and bridges, or part, portion or area thereof, at a place or places where such sign or signs may be reasonably expected to be seen.
B. Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned in the parish jail for not more than six months, or both.


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05/08/2007 - Category: Legal Definitions - State: LA #4286

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