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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 05 >> SUBDIVISION 051 ABDUCTION AND KIDNAPPING

SUBDIVISION 051 ABDUCTION AND KIDNAPPING

The unlawful confinement of a person against that person’s will, or against the will of any parent, guardian or other person having lawful custody or care of that person.

This subdivision is not further disaggregated.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following group:

    0511 Abduction and kidnapping

    0511 Abduction and kidnapping

    The unlawful taking away or confinement of a person against that person’s will, or against the will of any parent, guardian or other person having lawful custody or care of that person.

    Inclusions:
    Abduct with sexual intent
    Abduct with intent to marry
    Kidnap for ransom/gain
    Attempt or threat of abduction

    Exclusions:
    Take a hostage in a robbery/siege situation where the hostage is not transported to a different location. These are coded to Group 0521, Deprivation of liberty/false imprisonment.
    Sexual servitude offences. These are coded to Group 0323, Sexual servitude offences.



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