CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE


TITLE 6. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS


CHAPTER 124. PRIVILEGE TO INVESTIGATE THEFT


Sec. 124.001. DETENTION. A person who reasonably believes that another has stolen or is attempting to steal property is privileged to detain that person in a reasonable manner and for a reasonable time to investigate ownership of the property.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.