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.