Defending NJ 2C:18-1. Burglary definitions.
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NJ Statute: 2C:18-1. Definitions.
In this chapter, unless a different meaning plainly is required:
a.”structure” means any building, room, ship, vessel, car, vehicle or airplane, and also means any place adapted for overnight accommodation of persons, or for carrying on business therein, whether or not a person is actually present;
b.”utility company property” means property; (1) owned by a public utility, as defined in R.S.48:2-13, or by a municipality, county, water district, authority or other public agency, and (2) which is used for the purpose of providing electric, gas or water utility service.
Amended 1980, c.112, s.1; 2009, c.283, s.1.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:18-1, Violation 2C:18-1, Offense 2C:18-1
Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.