Lindbergh Act Law and Legal Definition

The Lindbergh Act of 1932 is a U.S federal statute. The Act prohibits kidnapping and transportation of victims from one state to another. This Act punishes a person for committing such offence with an imprisonment for a term of years or for life.

Any victim if not released with in twenty-four hours will come within the purview of the Act. But the Act excludes the abduction of a minor by his/her parents.

This Act is codified at 18 USCS § 1201.