Break and Entering

Sections 418 of the Criminal Code Queensland deals with the offence of Break and Enter.

In order for the Police to prove their case at Court, they must prove each of the following matters beyond a reasonable doubt. The accused:

  1. Enters or is in;
  2. The dwelling of another
  3. With intent to commit an indictable offence in the dwelling

Possible defences to this charge may exist. Please make an appointment to see one of our expert lawyers for further advice.