Article 5. Machinegun Constituting Nuisance of California Penal Code >> Division 10. >> Title 4. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 5.
(a) It shall be a public nuisance to possess any machinegun
in violation of this chapter.
(b) The Attorney General, any district attorney, or any city
attorney may bring an action before the superior court to enjoin the
possession of any machinegun in violation of this chapter.
(c) Any machinegun found to be in violation of this chapter shall
be surrendered to the Department of Justice. The department shall
destroy the machinegun so as to render it unusable and unrepairable
as a machinegun, except upon the filing of a certificate with the
department by a judge or district attorney stating that the
preservation of the machinegun is necessary to serve the ends of