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Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)
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  Theft, robbery, burglary, etc.
                          
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Aggravated burglary.
(1) A person is guilty of aggravated burglary if he commits any burglary and at the time has with him any firearm or imitation firearm, any weapon of offence, or any explosive; and for this purpose
(a)
firearm includes an airgun or air pistol, and imitation firearm means anything which has the appearance of being a firearm, whether capable of being discharged or not; and
(b)
weapon of offence means any article made or adapted for use for causing injury to or incapacitating a person, or intended by the person having it with him for such use; and
(c)
explosive means any article manufactured for the purpose of producing a practical effect by explosion, or intended by the person having it with him for that purpose.
(2) A person guilty of aggravated burglary shall on conviction on indictment be liable to imprisonment for life.


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> 1 01/02/1991   E+W N N

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