ND 12.1-05-04. Defense of others.

State: North Dakota

 

North Dakota Century Code (N.D.C.C.)

Chapter 12.1 Criminal Code

CHAPTER 12.1-05.  JUSTIFICATION – EXCUSE – AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES

12.1-05-04. Defense of others.

A person is justified in using force upon another person in order to defend anyone else if:

1. The person defended would be justified in defending himself; and

2. The person coming to the defense has not, by provocation or otherwise, forfeited the right of self-defense.