Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-142 Consent as a defense.
(a) When conduct is charged to constitute an offense because
it causes or threatens physical
injury, consent to that conduct or to the infliction of the injury is a defense only if:
(1) The physical injury consented
to or threatened by the conduct is not serious physical
(2) The conduct and the harm are reasonably
foreseeable hazards of:
a. The victim's
occupation or profession; or
b. Joint participation
in a lawful athletic contest or competitive sport.
(3) The consent establishes a justification
for the conduct under division 7 of this article.
(b) The defendant shall have the burden of injecting the
issue of consent.
(Code 1964, § 7.705)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 565.080.