CR10-741                   11/29/01


Definition of “restrain” (context of kidnapping)


            To restrain means to restrict substantially the movement of another person without the person’s consent or other lawful authority [by removing the restrained person from the person’s residence or place of business, or from a hospital or school] [by moving the restrained person a substantial distance from the place where the restriction on the person’s movement commenced] [by confining the restrained person for a substantial period either in the place where the restriction commences or in a place to which the person has been moved.  What you may find as a “substantial period” depends on the circumstances.]