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Legal Statutes: Connecticut

UPDATED January 10, 2017

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Part VIII. Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Arson, Criminal Mischief and Related Offenses

back to top§ 53a-109. Criminal trespass in the third degree: Class C misdemeanor

(a) A person is guilty of criminal trespass in the third degree when, knowing that such person is not licensed or privileged to do so: (1) Such person enters or remains in premises which are posted in a manner prescribed by law or reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders or are fenced or otherwise enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders, or which belong to the state and are appurtenant to any state institution; or (2) such person enters or remains in any premises for the purpose of hunting, trapping or fishing; or (3) such person enters or remains on public land which is posted in a manner prescribed by law or reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders or is fenced or otherwise enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders.

(b) Criminal trespass in the third degree is a class C misdemeanor.
(1969, P.A. 828, § 111, eff. Oct. 1, 1971; 1971, P.A. 871, § 20; 1992, P.A. 92-260, § 44; 2005, P.A. 05-234, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.)