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8VAC35-60-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Police officer" means law-enforcement officials appointed pursuant to Article 3 ( 15.2-1609 et seq.) of Chapter 16 and Chapter 17 ( 15.2-1700 et seq.) of Title 15.2, Chapter 17 ( 23-232 et seq.) of Title 23, Chapter 2 ( 29.1-200 et seq.) of Title 29.1, and Chapter 1 ( 52-1 et seq.) of Title 52 of the Code of Virginia and sworn federal law-enforcement officers.

"University property" means any property owned, leased or controlled by George Mason University.

"Weapon" means any pistol, revolver, or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile of any kind, or any dirk, bowie knife, switchblade knife, ballistic knife, razor slingshot, spring stick, metal knucks, blackjack, or any flailing instrument consisting of two or more rigid parts connected in such manner as to allow them to swing freely, which may be known as nun chahka, nun chuck, nunchaku, shuriken, or fighting chain, or any disc, of whatever configuration, having at least two points or pointed blades that is designed to be thrown or propelled and that may be known as throwing star or oriental dart.

Statutory Authority

23-91.29 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 1, eff. August 28, 2007.


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