Group
Division

05 Abduction, harassment and other offences against the person

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC)
Reference period
2011

Division 05 - Abduction, harassment and other offences against the person

Acts intended to threaten or harass, or acts that unlawfully deprive another person of their freedom of movement, that are 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 division is further disaggregated into subdivisions on the basis of whether the offence involved abduction, deprivation of liberty, harassment or threatening behaviour.

Offences in this division are classified into the following subdivisions:

051 Abduction and kidnapping

052 Deprivation of liberty/false imprisonment

053 Harassment and threatening behaviour

Inclusions:

Abduct for sexual or other purposes (where known)

Exclusions:

Sexual servitude offences. These are coded to Group 0323, Sexual servitude offences.

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