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Purchasing property from a child
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 6
§ 63-a. Purchasing property from a child. No owner, keeper or
proprietor of a junk shop, junk cart or other vehicle or boat or vessel
used for the collection of junk, or any person in the employ of such
owner, keeper, or proprietor, or any collector of junk, shall receive or
purchase any goods, chattels, wares or merchandise from any child under
the age of sixteen years. It shall be no defense to a prosecution for a
violation of this section, that in the transaction upon which the
prosecution is based the child acted as the agent or representative of
another, or that the defendant dealt with such child as the agent or
representative of another.