2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 3 - Kidnapping and False Imprisonment
39-13-302 - False imprisonment.

39-13-302. False imprisonment.

(a)  A person commits the offense of false imprisonment who knowingly removes or confines another unlawfully so as to interfere substantially with the other's liberty.

(b)  False imprisonment is a Class A misdemeanor.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; T.C.A., § 39-13-303; Acts 1990, ch. 982, § 1.]  

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