2016 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 2 - OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 1 - OF THE PREVENTION OF PUBLIC OFFENSES
CHAPTER 1 - Of Lawful Resistance
Section 693.

CA Penal Code § 693 (2016) What's This?

693. Resistance sufficient to prevent the offense may be made by the party about to be injured:

1. To prevent an offense against his person, or his family, or some member thereof.

2. To prevent an illegal attempt by force to take or injure property in his lawful possession.

(Enacted 1872.)

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