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Utah Code Title 76. Utah Criminal Code § 76-6-201. Definitions

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As used in this part:

(1)(a) “Building,” in addition to its ordinary meaning, means any watercraft, aircraft, trailer, or other structure or vehicle adapted for overnight accommodation of persons or for carrying on business and includes:

(i) each separately secured or occupied portion of the structure or vehicle;  and

(ii) each structure appurtenant to or connected with the structure or vehicle.

(b) “Building” does not include a railroad car.

(2) “Dwelling” means a building which is usually occupied by a person lodging in the building at night, whether or not a person is actually present.

(3) “Enter or remain unlawfully” means a person enters or remains in or on any premises when:

(a) at the time of the entry or remaining, the premises or any portion of the premises are not open to the public;  and

(b) the actor is not otherwise licensed or privileged to enter or remain on the premises or any portion of the premises.

(4) “Enter” means:

(a) intrusion of any part of the body;  or

(b) intrusion of any physical object under control of the actor.

(5) “Railroad car”:

(a) in addition to its ordinary meaning, includes a sleeping car or any container or trailer that is on a railroad car;  and

(b) includes only a railroad car that is operable and part of an ongoing railroad operation.

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