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§ 16-5-41. False imprisonment

GA ST § 16-5-41West's Code of Georgia AnnotatedTitle 16. Crimes and OffensesEffective: July 1, 2006 (Approx. 2 pages)

§ 16-5-41. False imprisonment

GA ST § 16-5-41West's Code of Georgia AnnotatedTitle 16. Crimes and OffensesEffective: July 1, 2006 (Approx. 2 pages)

West's Code of Georgia Annotated
Title 16. Crimes and Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Crimes Against the Person (Refs & Annos)
Article 3. Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Related Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2006
Ga. Code Ann., § 16-5-41
§ 16-5-41. False imprisonment
(a) A person commits the offense of false imprisonment when, in violation of the personal liberty of another, he arrests, confines, or detains such person without legal authority.
(b) A person convicted of the offense of false imprisonment shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten years.
(c) Any person convicted under this Code section wherein the victim is not the child of the defendant and the victim is less than 14 years of age shall, in addition, be subject to the sentencing and punishment provisions of Code Section 17-10-6.2.

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Laws 1833, Cobb's 1851 Digest, p. 788; Laws 1968, p. 1249, § 1; Laws 2006, Act 571, § 6, eff. July 1, 2006.
Formerly Code 1863, §§ 4263, 4264; Code 1868, §§ 4298, 4299; Code 1873, §§ 4364, 4365; Code 1882, §§ 4364, 4365; Penal Code 1895, §§ 106, 107; Penal Code 1910, §§ 106, 107; Code 1933, §§ 26-1501, 26-1502; Code 1933, § 26-1308.
Ga. Code Ann., § 16-5-41, GA ST § 16-5-41
The statutes and Constitution are current through legislation passed at the 2023 Regular Session of the Georgia General Assembly. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details. The statutes are subject to changes by the Georgia Code Commission.
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