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Penal Code - PEN

PART 1. OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [25 - 680]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 8. OF CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON [187 - 248]

  ( Title 8 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 8. False Imprisonment and Human Trafficking [236 - 237]
  ( Heading of Chapter 8 amended November 6, 2012, by initiative Proposition 35, Sec. 5. )

  
236.  

False imprisonment is the unlawful violation of the personal liberty of another.

(Enacted 1872.)