Article 4. Destructive Device Constituting Nuisance of California Penal Code >> Division 5. >> Title 2. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 4.
(a) Possession of any destructive device in violation of
this chapter is a public nuisance.
(b) The Attorney General or district attorney of any city, county,
or city and county may bring an action in the superior court to
enjoin the possession of any destructive device.
(c) Any destructive device found to be in violation of this
chapter shall be surrendered to the Department of Justice, or to the
sheriff or chief of police, if the sheriff or chief of police has
elected to perform the services required by this section. The
department, sheriff, or chief of police shall destroy the destructive
device so as to render it unusable and unrepairable as a destructive
device, except upon the filing of a certificate with the department
by a judge or district attorney stating that the preservation of the
destructive device is necessary to serve the ends of justice.