2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 8 - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
ARTICLE 1 - THEFT
§ 16-8-1 - Definitions

O.C.G.A. 16-8-1 (2010)
16-8-1. Definitions


As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Deprive" means, without justification:

(A) To withhold property of another permanently or temporarily; or

(B) To dispose of the property so as to make it unlikely that the owner will recover it.

(2) "Financial institution" means a bank, insurance company, credit union, building and loan association, investment trust, or other organization held out to the public as a place of deposit of funds or medium of savings or collective investment.

(3) "Property of another" includes property in which any person other than the accused has an interest but does not include property belonging to the spouse of an accused or to them jointly.

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