Provision

Whoever commits lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night in order to the committing of any offence punishable with imprisonment, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine; and, if the offence intended to be committed is theft, the term of the imprisonment may be extended to fourteen years.


Simply put

Anyone who commits lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night in order to the commit  any offence punishable with imprisonment then such an offender shall be punished with imprisonment  for a term exceeding  five years  and shall also be liable to fine; and, if the offence intended to be committed is theft, the term of the imprisonment may be extended to fourteen years.



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