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609.265 ABDUCTION.
Whoever, for the purpose of marriage, takes a person under the age of 18 years, without the
consent of the parents, guardian or other person having legal custody of such person is guilty of
abduction and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than one year or to payment of a
fine of not more than $3,000, or both.
History: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.265; 1984 c 628 art 3 s 11