Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Housebreaking is the offence of breaking and entering a dwelling-house or building occupied therewith, or a school-house, shop, warehouse, or counting-house to commit any felony therein, or where a person commits a felony in any such building and then breaks out of it. The maximum punishment is 14 years' penal servitude. [Burglary.]