OR 161.229 Use of physical force in defense of property.

OR 161.229 Use of physical force in defense of property.

State: Oregon

 

Oregon Revised Statutes (O.R.S.)

Volume 4

Title 16. Crimes and Punishments

Chapter 161.  General Provisions

JUSTIFICATION

161.229 Use of physical force in defense of property. 

A person is justified in using physical force, other than deadly physical force, upon another person when and to the extent that the person reasonably believes it to be necessary to prevent or terminate the commission or attempted commission by the other person of theft or criminal mischief of property.

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