SC 16-11-430. Definitions.

SC 16-11-430. Definitions.

State: South Carolina

 

Title 16 – Crimes and Offenses

CHAPTER 11.  OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY

ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS

ARTICLE 6.  PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY

SECTION 16-11-430. Definitions. 

As used in this article, the term:

(1) “Dwelling” means a building or conveyance of any kind, including an attached porch, whether the building or conveyance is temporary or permanent, mobile or immobile, which has a roof over it, including a tent, and is designed to be occupied by people lodging there at night.

(2) “Great bodily injury” means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ.

(3) “Residence” means a dwelling in which a person resides either temporarily or permanently or is visiting as an invited guest.

(4) “Vehicle” means a conveyance of any kind, whether or not motorized, which is designed to transport people or property.

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