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CHAPTER 12.1-25RIOT12.1-25-01. Inciting riot.1.A person is guilty of an offense if he:a.Incites or urges five or more persons to create or engage in a riot; orb.Gives commands, instructions, or directions to five or more persons in<br>furtherance of a riot.2.&quot;Riot&quot; means a public disturbance involving an assemblage of five or more persons<br>which by tumultuous and violent conduct creates grave danger of damage or injury<br>to property or persons or substantially obstructs law enforcement or other<br>government function.3.A person shall be convicted under section 12.1-06-01, 12.1-06-03, or 12.1-06-04 of<br>attempt, solicitation, or conspiracy to commit an offense under this section only if he<br>engages in the prohibited conduct under circumstances in which there is a<br>substantial likelihood that his conduct will imminently produce a violation of this<br>section.4.The offense is a class C felony if it is under subdivision b of subsection 1 and the riot<br>involves one hundred or more persons. Otherwise it is a class A misdemeanor.12.1-25-02. Arming rioters.1.A person is guilty of a class C felony if he:a.Knowingly supplies a firearm, dangerous weapon, or destructive device for use<br>in a riot;b.Teaches another to prepare or use a firearm, dangerous weapon, or destructive<br>device with intent that any such thing be used in a riot; orc.While engaging in a riot, is knowingly armed with a firearm, dangerous weapon,<br>or destructive device.2.&quot;Riot&quot; has the meaning prescribed in section 12.1-25-01.12.1-25-03. Engaging in a riot.1.A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if he engages in a riot, as defined in<br>section 12.1-25-01.2.The provisions of subsection 3 of section 12.1-25-01 are applicable to attempt,<br>solicitation, and conspiracy to commit an offense under this section. Mere presence<br>at a riot is not an offense under this section.12.1-25-04. Disobedience of public safety orders under riot conditions. A person isguilty of a class B misdemeanor if, during a riot as defined in section 12.1-25-01, or when one is<br>immediately impending, he disobeys a reasonable public safety order to move, disperse, or<br>refrain from specified activities in the immediate vicinity of the riot. A public safety order is an<br>order designed to prevent or control disorder, or promote the safety of persons or property,<br>issued by the senior law enforcement official on the scene.Page No. 1Document Outlinechapter 12.1-25 riot