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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 11. Criminal Law
- Chapter 46. Offenses Against Property
- Section 410. Arson in the Second Degree.
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AS 11.46.410. Arson in the Second Degree.
- (a) A person commits the crime of arson in the second degree if the person intentionally damages a building by starting a
fire or causing an explosion.
- (b) In a prosecution under this section, it is an affirmative defense
- (1) that no person other than the defendant had a possessory, proprietary, or security interest in the building or that
all persons having such an interest consented to the defendant's conduct; and
- (2) that the sole intent of the defendant was to damage or destroy the building for a lawful purpose.
- (c) Arson in the second degree is a class B felony.
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