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Break & Enter

Have you been charged with Breaking & Entering (B&E)?

What You Need To Know:

Just because you’ve been charged with a Breaking & Entering, that doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted. A lot Breaking & Entering charges that go to court in Canada go unproven when individuals have proper legal representation.


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What Happens If You're Convicted In Canada?

It often depends.

The potential penalty for break & enter will depend on the aggravating and mitigating circumstances of the offence and the offender and could range from an absolute discharge to a jail or penitentiary sentence. The Criminal Code considers a break & enter into a dwelling house to be particularly aggravating. Likewise, the Criminal Code has stated that breaking & entering when someone is home (a home invasion) is also aggravating.

Good To Know:

Breaking & Entering

Any one who breaks and enters a place with intent to commit an indictable offence, actually commits an indictable offence, or breaks out of the place after committing an indictable offence or after entering the place with the intent to commit an indictable offence, is guilty of the offence of breaking & entering.

Good To Know:


Merely entering a place unlawfully is not enough to prove this particular charge. There must be an intent or actual commission or another offence which can be prosecuted by indictment.

Common Question:

Dwelling House

Essentially a dwelling house is a place where an individual resides.

What Comes Next?
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