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Title 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Article 4 - DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTALITIES AND PRACTICES
Part 4A - ENHANCED CRIMINAL PENALTIES
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O.C.G.A. § 16-11-161
Consistent local laws or ordinances authorized
Nothing in this part shall be construed to prohibit a local governing authority from adopting and enforcing laws consistent with this part relating to gangs and gang violence. Where local laws or ordinances duplicate or supplement this part, this part shall be construed as providing alternative remedies and not as preempting the field.
HISTORY: Code 1981, § 16-11-161, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 354, § 1.