Georgia Code Title 51. Torts § 51-1-55

(a) As used in this Code section, the term:

(1) “Dangerous weapon” shall have the same meaning as provided for under Code Section 16-11-121 .

(2) “Firearm” means any handgun, rifle, shotgun, or other weapon which will or can be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive or electrical charge and which is not a dangerous weapon.

(b) Any instructor who lawfully instructs, educates, or trains a person in the safe, proper, or technical use of a firearm shall be immune from civil liability for any injuries caused by the failure of such person to use such firearm properly or lawfully.


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