(1) A person is guilty of burglary if he enters any building or part of a building as a trespasser with intent—
(a) to steal anything in the building or part in question; or
(b) to commit an offence—
(i) involving an assault to a person in the building or part in question; or
(ii) involving any damage to the building or to property in the building or part in question—
which is punishable with imprisonment for a term of five years or more.
(2) References in subsection (1) to a building shall apply also to an inhabited vehicle or vessel, and shall apply to any such vehicle or vessel at times when the person having a habitation in it is not there as well as at times when he is.
S. 76(3) amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1),
49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 42), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 55).
(3) A person guilty of burglary is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).
S. 77 substituted by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(b).