property offences

Theft

THEFT – S378 OF THE PENAL CODE To constitute theft, the offender must Intend to take dishonestly; Any moveable property; Out of the possession of any person. Without that person’s consen; Move that property in order to such taking; Punishment for theft can include imprisonment which may extend to 3 years, a fine, or both. …

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Trespassing

Trespassing is governed by the Penal Code. There are several types of trespassing offences. 1. Section 441 – Criminal trespass Where a person enters into property that is owned by another with the intent to commit an offence or to intimidate the owner, or when he unlawfully remains in the property with the intent to …

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Misappropriation of Property

Criminal Misappropriation of Property In Singapore, the offence of Criminal misappropriation of property is criminalised under Section 403 of the Penal Code. Dishonest misappropriation of property According to Section 403, whoever dishonestly misappropriates or coverts a movable property for him own use will be guilty of dishonest misappropriation of property. Punishment: According to Section 403, …

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House Breaking

Housebreaking offences in Singapore Housebreaking offences in Singapore are governed by the penal code chapters 441 to 462. Criminal trespass 441. Whoever enters into or upon property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in possession of such property, or having lawfully entered …

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