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Law Summary

No man may seduce and corrupt an unmarried girl, or else he risks five years in prison.

Full Text of the Law

750.532 Seduction; punishment.
Sec. 532.

Punishment—Any man who shall seduce and debauch any unmarried woman shall be guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not more than 5 years or by fine of not more than 2,500 dollars; but no prosecution shall be commenced under this section after 1 year from the time of committing the offense.


History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;--CL 1948, 750.532 .

Former Law: See section 7 of Ch. 158 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5862; CL 1871, § 7697; How., § 9283; CL 1897, § 11694; CL 1915, § 15468; and CL 1929, § 16823.


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