209 Kidnapping

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years who unlawfully takes away or detains a person without his or her consent or with his or her consent obtained by fraud or duress,—

(a)

with intent to hold him or her for ransom or to service; or

(b)

with intent to cause him or her to be confined or imprisoned; or

(c)

with intent to cause him or her to be sent or taken out of New Zealand.

Compare: Criminal Code (1954) s 233 (Canada)

Section 209: replaced, on 20 May 2005, by section 9 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 41).