MT 45-3-111. Openly carrying weapon — display — exemption.

MT 45-3-111. Openly carrying weapon — display — exemption.

State: Montana

 

Montana Code Annotated (M.C.A.)

TITLE 45. CRIMES 

CHAPTER 3. JUSTIFIABLE USE OF FORCE

Part 1. When Force Justified

45-3-111. Openly carrying weapon — display — exemption. 

(1) Any person who is not otherwise prohibited from doing so by federal or state law may openly carry a weapon and may communicate to another person the fact that the person has a weapon.

(2) If a person reasonably believes that the person or another person is threatened with bodily harm, the person may warn or threaten the use of force, including deadly force, against the aggressor, including drawing or presenting a weapon.

(3) This section does not limit the authority of the board of regents or other postsecondary institutions to regulate the carrying of weapons, as defined in 45-8-361(5)(b), on their campuses.

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