Chapter 33 - Defense of Justification

46.3301 Definitions.

As used in this chapter: (a) “Deadly force” m…

46.3302 Civil remedies unaffected.

The fact that conduct is justified under this…

46.3303 Execution of public duty.

(a) Unless inconsistent with the provisions o…

46.3304 Justification-Avoidance of harm or evil.

(a) Conduct which the actor believes to be ne…

46.3305 Use of force in defense of persons.

(a) A person may, subject to subsection (b),…

46.3306 Use of physical force in defense of premises.

(a) A person in possession or control of prem…

46.3307 Use of physical force in defense of property.

(a) A person may, subject to the limitations…

46.3308 Law enforcement officer’s use of force in making an arrest.

(a) A law enforcement officer need not retrea…

46.3309 Private person’s use of force in making an arrest.

(a) A private person who has been directed by…

46.3310 Use of force to prevent escape from confinement.

(a) A guard or other law enforcement officer…

46.3311 Use of force by persons with responsibility for care, discipline, or safety of others.

(a) The use of physical force by an actor upo…