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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 570

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories, see footnote bottom

  570.070.  Claim of right. — 1.  A person does not commit an offense under section 570.030 if, at the time of the appropriation, he or she:

  (1)  Acted in the honest belief that he had the right to do so; or

  (2)  Acted in the honest belief that the owner, if present, would have consented to the appropriation.

  2.  The defendant shall have the burden of injecting the issue of claim of right.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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