Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 565
Offenses Against the Person
Section 565.100

August 28, 2013

Lack of consent in kidnapping and crimes involving restraint.

565.100. 1. It is an element of the offenses described in sections 565.110 through 565.130 of this chapter 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 old; or

(2) Incapacitated.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-1-79

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