Definition: Burglary

Crime and criminal justice

Gaining unauthorized access to a part of a building/dwelling or other premises with or without the use of force against the building/dwelling, with intent to commit theft or when actually committing theft.
Source:
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), "International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), version 1.0", Vienna, 2015
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