Vanuatu Consolidated Legislation - 2006
LAWS OF THE REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
CONSOLIDATED EDITION 2006
Commencement: 27 August 1966
JR 27 of 1966
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
To provide for the punishment of trespass.
(1) Every person who shall unlawfully persist in wandering or remaining upon any plantation, land or premises having been warned not to come thereon or to depart therefrom shall be guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall be liable to a fine not exceeding VT 20,000, or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 6 months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.
(2) Every person who enters by night any dwelling-house, or any verandah or passage attached thereto, or any yard, garden or other land adjacent to or within the curtilage of such dwelling-house without lawful excuse shall be guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall be liable to a fine not exceeding VT 20,000, or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or to both such fine and imprisonment.