The Act revises private arrest powers and repeals the Georgia Citizen’s Arrest Law in its entirety. The Act provides certain arresting powers for law enforcement officers when acting outside of their jurisdiction. In addition, the Act clarifies detention powers for shopkeepers of retail, food service establishments, and other business entities under certain circumstances.
Alex Beato & Melissa Davies,
HB 479: Repeal of Georgia's Citizen's Arrest Law,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol38/iss1/12