Synoptic Cases on Entry and Trespass

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According to Collins, an entry must be and substantial for a burglary to have taken place. changed this, deciding that the entry only needs to be effective to do the . Ryan widened this further, saying that the entry only needs to be effective and that this doesn't relate to the completion of the crime.

established what mens rea is required for the trespass component of . The traditional law view was that a person was a trespasser if he made any entry knowing, being reckless or being negligent about the lack of to his entry. However, the Court of Appeal eventually ruled that a person should only have criminal liability for a crime involving trespass if the defendant or was about the lack of consent.

Collins was therefore found of burglary because the court decided he hadn't made an and substantial entry before he was invited to enter.