2006 Ohio Revised Code - 2905.03. Unlawful restraint.

§ 2905.03. Unlawful restraint.
 

(A)  No person, without privilege to do so, shall knowingly restrain another of his liberty. 

(B)  Whoever violates this section is guilty of unlawful restraint, a misdemeanor of the third degree. 
 

HISTORY: 134 v H 511. Eff 1-1-74.
 

Not analogous to former RC § 2905.03 (RS §§ 6816, 6817; S&C 404; 72 v 93; 84 v 65; 91 v 61; 92 v 54; 95 v 344; GC § 12414; Bureau of Code Revision, 10-1-53), repealed 134 v H 511, § 2, eff 1-1-74.

Analogous to former RC § 2921.08 (RS § 6826; 69 v 189; 73 v 249; 95 v 69; 97 v 306; GC § 12426; Bureau of Code Revision, 10-1-53), repealed 134 v H 511, § 2, eff 1-1-74.

The effective date is set by section 4 of HB 511. 

 

19xx Committee Report or Comment.

1974 Committee Comment to H 511

This section defines the most minor offense in the trilogy of offenses beginning with kidnapping, and provides criminal sanctions against conduct which would ordinarily amount to grounds for a civil action for false arrest or imprisonment. 

Unlawful restraint is a misdemeanor of the third degree. 

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