2016 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 1 - OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
TITLE 8 - OF CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
CHAPTER 9 - Assault and Battery
Section 242.

CA Penal Code § 242 (2016) What's This?

242. A battery is any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another.

(Enacted 1872.)

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