Public Place

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Public Place

Meaning of Public Place

This expression occurs in several statutes particularly of a penal nature. A fluctuating term and the meaning varies with the context, but generally it is a place where the public goes, a place to which the public has or is permitted to have access and any place of public resort .

Related Entries of Public Place in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Public Place in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Public Place in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Public place in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of public place.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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