2017 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 2 - Offenses Against the Person
Chapter 11 - Kidnapping and Related Offenses
§ 5-11-101. Definitions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-11-101 (2017)
  • As used in this chapter:
    • (1) "Deviate sexual activity" means any act of sexual gratification involving:
      • (A) The penetration, however slight, of the anus or mouth of a person by the penis of another person; or
      • (B) The penetration, however slight, of the labia majora or anus of a person by any body member or foreign instrument manipulated by another person;
    • (2)
      • (A) "Incompetent" means that a person is unable to care for himself or herself because of physical or mental disease or defect.
      • (B) The status embraced by "incompetent" may or may not exist regardless of any adjudication concerning incompetency;
    • (3) "Restraint without consent" includes:
      • (A) Restraint by physical force, threat, or deception; or
      • (B) In the case of a person who is under fourteen (14) years of age or incompetent, restraint without the consent of a parent, guardian, or other person responsible for general supervision of his or her welfare;
    • (4) "Sexual contact" means any act of sexual gratification involving the touching, directly or through clothing, of the sex organs, buttocks, or anus of a person or the breast of a female;
    • (5) "Sexual intercourse" means penetration, however slight, of the labia majora by a penis; and
    • (6) "Vehicle" means any craft or device designed for the transportation of a person or property across land or water or through the air.
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