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      RS 14:329.3     


§329.3.  Command to disperse; who may give; failure to comply

A.  Any law enforcement or peace officer or public official responsible for keeping the peace may issue a command to disperse under the authority of R.S. 14:329.1 through 329.8 if he reasonably believes that riot is occurring or about to occur.  The command to disperse shall be given in a manner reasonably calculated to be communicated to the assemblage.

B.  Whoever willfully fails to comply with a lawful command to disperse shall be punished in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 14:329.7.

Acts 1969, No. 176, §4; Acts 2014, No. 791, §7.

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