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Statute Number:21-5225
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Same; defense of property other than a dwelling, place of work or
occupied vehicle.
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21-5225. Same; defense of property other than a dwelling, place of work or occupied vehicle. A person who is lawfully in possession of property other than a dwelling, place of work or occupied vehicle is justified in the use of force against another for the purpose of preventing or terminating an unlawful interference with such property. Only such use of force as a reasonable person would deem necessary to prevent or terminate the interference may intentionally be used.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 23; L. 2011, ch. 30, 9; July 1.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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