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17.43.170 Rules and Regulations, Directions of Police Officers to be Obeyed.

No person shall violate any rule or regulation established under the authority of these rules, nor refuse or fail to obey any lawful direction of a Police Officer.  For purposes of this Section, a direction of a Police Officer is lawful if it directs a person to obey, or to cease a violation of, any law, rule or regulation applicable in the pedestrian plaza, or if it is otherwise reasonably related to protection of the health, welfare or safety of the person or of any other person in the pedestrian plaza or to the prevention of damage to property, or if it is reasonably necessary to preserve the peace or to prevent the disruption of any organized activity or permitted event in the pedestrian plaza, or if it relates to enforcement of any state law or City of Portland Ordinance.