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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 135. Kidnapping, Coercion and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 135.15 Unlawful imprisonment; defense

In any prosecution for unlawful imprisonment, it is an affirmative defense that (a) the person restrained was a child less than sixteen years old, and (b) the defendant was a relative of such child, and (c) his sole purpose was to assume control of such child.
(L.1965, c. 1030.)