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1.1.H.72 Home invasion (CrP)

Usage

This definition applies to CrP - extreme circumstances (other).

Definition

For the purposes of CrP, home invasion is a crime whereby the offender enters a property and directs violence toward the occupants. There may or may not be a theft of property involved. The violence may not necessarily be physical but may include threats, verbal abuse and intimidation.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.7.4.30 Qualification for CrP - extreme circumstances (other), 3.7.4.60 Payability of CrP - extreme circumstances (other)

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