n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Specific crimes : recent cases

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



The judgment of the Court is commendable, being both practical and in conformity with existing authority. By adopting the particular approach that it does, the judgment runs counter to the criterion first identified by De Wet ( 3ed (1975) 351), and now supported by Snyman ( 5ed (2008) 550-552), such that a dichotomy exists between movable and immovable premises for the purposes of housebreaking liability.

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