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Abandonment of Refrigerators and Iceboxes in Places Accessible to Children

Any person, firm, or corporation who abandons or discards in any place accessible to children any refrigerator, icebox, or ice chest of a capacity of one and one-half (1½) cubic feet or more which has an attached lid or door which may be opened or fastened shut by means of an attached latch or who, being the owner, lessee, or manager of such place, knowingly permits such abandoned or discarded refrigerator, icebox, or ice chest to remain in such condition shall be deemed negligent as a matter of law and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Prior Code 1991, §8-115. State Law Reference: Similar provisions, 21 O.S. §120S.

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