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Penal Code - PEN

PART 2. OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE [681 - 1620]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 1. OF THE PREVENTION OF PUBLIC OFFENSES [692 - 727]

  ( Title 1 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Of Lawful Resistance [692 - 694]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted 1872. )

  
693.  

Resistance sufficient to prevent the offense may be made by the party about to be injured:

1. To prevent an offense against his person, or his family, or some member thereof.

2. To prevent an illegal attempt by force to take or injure property in his lawful possession.

(Enacted 1872.)