2021 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 556 - Preliminary Provisions (Criminal Code)
Section 556.101 - Lack of consent in kidnapping and crimes involving restraint.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 556.101 (2021)

Effective - 01 Jan 2017

556.101. Lack of consent in kidnapping and crimes involving restraint. — 1. It is an element of the offenses described in sections 565.110 to 565.130 that the confinement, movement or restraint be committed without the consent of the victim.

2. Lack of consent results from:

(1) Forcible compulsion; or

(2) Incapacity to consent.

3. A person is deemed incapable of consent if he is:

(1) Less than fourteen years of age; or

(2) Incapacitated.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 565.100; Effective 1-01-17

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