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1234.0 - Australian Standard Offence Classification (ASOC), 1997  
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Contents >> Chapter 3: Definitions >> 07 Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter

Division 07 - Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter

The unlawful entry of a structure with the intent to commit an offence where the entry is either forced or unforced.

This division is not further disaggregated.

Offences in this division are classified into the following subdivision:

    071 Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter


Subdivision 071 - Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter

The unlawful entry of a structure with the intent to commit an offence where the entry is either forced or unforced.

This subdivision is not further disaggregated.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following group:

    0711 Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter

    0711 Unlawful Entry with Intent/Burglary, Break and Enter
    The unlawful entry of a structure with the intent to commit an offence where the entry is either forced or unforced.

    A structure is a building which is contained by walls and can be secured in some form. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
      • dwelling (e.g. house, flat, caravan);
      • office;
      • bank;
      • shop;
      • factory;
      • school; and
      • church.

      Inclusions:
      Break and enter
      Break, enter and steal
      Burglary
      Unlawful entry to a structure with intent
      Ram raiding
      Smash and grab

      Exclusions
      :
      Stealing from a structure where entry was lawfully gained (e.g. stealing from a shop during shopping hours, stealing from a house to which the offender has been invited, property damage or assault occur during hours when the public has legal access to the structure). These are coded to Subdivisions 082, Theft (Except Motor Vehicles), 121, Property Damage and 021, Assault respectively
      Trespass without intent to commit a crime. This is coded to Group 1311, Trespass
      Go equipped to steal. This is coded to Group 1314, Criminal Intent
      Possessing housebreaking implements. This is coded to Group 1314, Criminal Intent
      Face blackened at night. This is coded to Group 1314, Criminal Intent





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