Section 16-106 Definitions.


    As used in sections 16-106.1 through 16-115, the following terms shall have the meaning given in this section:

     Deadly force. "Deadly force" means physical force which the actor uses with the purpose of causing or which he knows to create a substantial risk of causing death or serious physical injury.

     Dwelling. "Dwelling" means any building or inhabitable structure, though movable or temporary, or a portion thereof, which is for the time being the actor's home or place of lodging.

     Premises. "Premises" includes any building, inhabitable structure and any real property.

     Private person. "Private person" means any person other than a law enforcement officer.

(Code 1964, § 7.630)