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(a) A person, whether a parent or other person, is guilty of custodial interference if, without good cause, he takes, entices, conceals, or detains a child under the age of 16 years from his parent, guardian, or other lawful custodian, knowing that he has no legal right to do so, and with intent to hold the child for substantially longer than any visitation or custody period previously awarded by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(b) A person is guilty of custodial interference if, having actual physical custody of a child under the age of 16 pursuant to a judicial award of a court of competent jurisdiction which has given another person visitation or custody rights, he detains or conceals the child with intent to deprive the other person of his lawful visitation or custody rights, without good cause to do so.

(c) A person is guilty of custodial interference if, without good cause, he takes, entices, or detains an incompetent or other person who has been committed by authority of law to the custody of another person or institution from the other person or institution, knowing he has no legal right to do so.

(d) Custodial interference is a Class B offense.

Comment: This section is in its original adopted version.

[Res. 10-27-77B, 1977. Prior Code § 5-30-40.]