SABOTAGE

 

U.S. CODE AS OF 1/02/01

 

TITLE 18  CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I, CHAPTER 105 - SABOTAGE

 

Section 2153

 

(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, or in times of   national emergency as declared by the President or by the Congress,  with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the United  States or any associate nation in preparing for or carrying on the war or defense activities, or, with reason to believe that his act  may injure, interfere with, or obstruct the United States or any  associate nation in preparing for or carrying on the war or defense  activities, willfully injures, destroys, contaminates or infects,

or attempts to so injure, destroy, contaminate or infect any war  material, war premises, or war utilities, shall be fined under this  title or imprisoned not more than thirty years, or both.

 

(b) If two or more persons conspire to violate this section, and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be punished as provided in subsection (a) of this section.

 

Section 2154. Production of defective war material, war premises, or war utilities

 

(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, or in times of  national emergency as declared by the President or by the   Congress, with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the United States or any associate nation in preparing for or carrying on the war or defense activities, or, with reason to believe that his act may injure, interfere with, or obstruct the United States or any associate nation in preparing for or carrying on the war or defense activities, willfully makes, constructs, or causes to be made or

constructed in a defective manner, or attempts to make, construct, or cause to be made or constructed in a defective manner any war material, war premises or war utilities, or any tool, implement, machine, utensil, or receptacle used or employed in making, producing, manufacturing, or repairing any such war material, war premises or war utilities, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than thirty years, or both.

 

(b) If two or more persons conspire to violate this section, and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the  conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be  punished as provided in subsection (a) of this section.

 

 

 

Section 2155. Destruction of national-defense materials, national-defense premises, or national-defense utilities

 

     (a) Whoever, with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct  the national defense of the United States, willfully injures, destroys, contaminates or infects, or attempts to so injure,  destroy, contaminate or infect any national-defense material,  national-defense premises, or national-defense utilities, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or  both.

 

(b) If two or more persons conspire to violate this section, and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the  conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be  punished as provided in subsection (a) of this section.

 

U.S. Code, Title 18, Chapter 12, Section 231

 

Section 231. Civil disorders

 

(a)(1) Whoever teaches or demonstrates to any other person the use, application, or making of any firearm or explosive or incendiary device, or technique capable of causing injury or death to persons, knowing or having reason to know or intending that the same will be unlawfully employed for use in, or in furtherance of, a civil disorder which may in any way or degree obstruct, delay, or adversely affect commerce or the movement of any article or commodity in commerce or the conduct or performance of any federally protected function; or

 

(2) Whoever transports or manufactures for transportation in commerce any firearm, or explosive or incendiary device, knowing or having reason to know or intending that the same will be used unlawfully in furtherance of a civil disorder; or

 

(3) Whoever commits or attempts to commit any act to obstruct, impede, or interfere with any fireman or law enforcement officer lawfully engaged in the lawful performance of his official duties incident to and during the commission of a civil disorder which in any way or degree obstructs, delays, or adversely affects commerce or the movement of any article or commodity in commerce or the conduct or performance of any federally protected function -  Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

 

(b) Nothing contained in this section shall make unlawful any act of any law enforcement officer which is performed in the lawful performance of his official duties.

 


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