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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 418
(1) A person who breaks any part, whether external or internal, of a dwelling
or any premises, or opens, by unlocking, pulling, pushing, lifting, or any
other means whatever, any door, window, shutter, cellar, flap, or other thing,
intended to close or cover an opening in a dwelling or any premises, or an
opening giving passage from one part of a dwelling or any premises to another,
is said to break the dwelling or premises.
(2) A person is said to enter a
dwelling or premises as soon as any part of the person’s body or any part of
any instrument used by the person is within the dwelling or premises.
person who obtains entrance into a dwelling or premises by means of any threat
or artifice used for that purpose, or by collusion with any person in the
dwelling or premises, or who enters any chimney or other aperture of the
dwelling or premises permanently left open for any necessary purpose, but not
intended to be ordinarily used as a means of entrance, is deemed to have
broken and entered the dwelling or premises.
(4) In this chapter—
(a) a building or structure and a part of a building or
structure other than a dwelling; and
(b) a tent, caravan, or vehicle; and
(c) any similar place.
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