46.4025 Claim of right.

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(a) A person does not commit an offense by damaging, tampering with, operating, riding in or upon, or making connection with property of another if he does so under a claim of right and has reasonable grounds to believe he has that right.

(b) The defendant has the burden of injecting the issue of claim of right.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 569.130.