Larceny Act, 1916

Housebreaking with intent to commit felony.

27. Every person who, with intent to commit any felony therein,—

(1) enters any dwelling-house in the night; or

(2) breaks and enters any dwelling-house, place of divine worship or any building within the curtilage, or any school-house, shop, warehouse, counting-house, office, store, garage, pavilion, factory, or workshop, or any building belonging to His Majesty, or to any Government Department, or to any municipal or other public authority;

shall be guilty of felony and on conviction thereof liable to penal servitude for any term not exceeding seven years.