2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
Section 16-11-10 - "Dwelling house" defined in case of burglary, arson and other criminal offenses.


SC Code § 16-11-10 (2012) What's This?

With respect to the crimes of burglary and arson and to all criminal offenses which are constituted or aggravated by being committed in a dwelling house, any house, outhouse, apartment, building, erection, shed or box in which there sleeps a proprietor, tenant, watchman, clerk, laborer or person who lodges there with a view to the protection of property shall be deemed a dwelling house, and of such a dwelling house or of any other dwelling house all houses, outhouses, buildings, sheds and erections which are within two hundred yards of it and are appurtenant to it or to the same establishment of which it is an appurtenance shall be deemed parcels.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-301; 1952 Code Section 16-301; 1942 Code Section 1140; 1932 Code Section 1140; Cr. C. '22 Section 34; Cr. C. '12 Section 179; Cr. C. '02 Section 146; G. S. 2483; R. S. 143; 1866 (13) 405.

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