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Act 309 of 2006
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SELF-DEFENSE ACT

Act 309 of 2006

AN ACT to clarify the rights and duties of self-defense and the defense of others.


History: 2006, Act 309, Eff. Oct. 1, 2006


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 780.971SectionShort title.
Section 780.972SectionUse of deadly force by individual not engaged in commission of crime; conditions.
Section 780.973SectionDuty to retreat; effect of act on common law.
Section 780.974SectionRight to use deadly force; effect of act on common law.
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