Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 18
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
CHAPTER 15
CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS
18-1520.  District courts — Injunctions — Trial — Orders of injunction. The district courts have jurisdiction to enjoin the sale or distribution of material harmful to minors, and to direct the seizure and destruction of the same, as hereinafter specified:
1.  The prosecuting attorney of any county in which a person, firm, or corporation sells, distributes or promotes, or is about to sell, distribute or promote, or has in his possession with intent to sell, distribute or promote, or is about to acquire possession with intent to sell, distribute or promote, any material harmful to minors, may maintain an action in the name of the state of Idaho for an injunction against such person, firm, or corporation in the district court of that county to prevent the sale, distribution or promotion, or further sale, distribution, or promotion, or the acquisition or possession of any material harmful to minors.
2.  The person, firm or corporation sought to be enjoined shall be entitled to a trial of the issues within one (1) day after joinder of issue and a decision shall be rendered by the court within two (2) days of the conclusion of the trial.
3.  In the event that a final order or judgment of injunction be entered in favor of the state of Idaho and against the person, firm, or corporation sought to be enjoined, such final order or judgment shall contain a provision directing the person, firm or corporation to cease and desist from the sale of all materials adjudged to be harmful to minors.
4.  Such final order or judgment of injunction shall not enjoin or prohibit a person, firm or corporation from sale, distribution or promotion of material harmful to minors to persons other than minors, nor shall it order the seizure and destruction of material harmful to minors unless the court finds and concludes that the person, firm or corporation has been selling, distributing or promoting, or intends to sell, distribute or promote such material to minors.
5.  In any action brought as herein provided the state of Idaho shall not be required to file any undertaking before the issuance of an injunction order, shall not be liable for costs, and shall not be liable for damages sustained by reason of the injunction order in cases where judgment is rendered in favor of the person, firm or corporation sought to be enjoined.
6.  Every person, firm, or corporation who sells, distributes, or promotes, or acquires possession with intent to sell, distribute, or promote any material harmful to minors, after the service upon him of a summons and complaint in an action brought pursuant to this section, is chargeable with knowledge of the contents thereof.

History:
[I.C., sec. 18-1520, as added by 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 877.]


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