46.4106 Lost property.

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(a) A person who appropriates lost property is not considered to have stolen that property within the meaning of 46.4103 unless the property is found under circumstances which gave the finder knowledge of or means of inquiry as to the true owner.

(b) The defendant has the burden of injecting the issue of lost property.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 570.060