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Theft in United Kingdom

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Theft Acts

There is more information about The Theft Acts in the main entry about this section.

The Fraud Act 2006

There is more information about The Fraud Act 2006 in the main entry about this section.

Stealing under the Theft Act

There is more information about Stealing under the Theft Act in the main entry about this section.

Actus Reus of Theft

There is more information about Actus Reus of Theft in the main entry about this section.

The Mens Rea of Theft

There is more information about The Mens Rea of Theft in the main entry about this section.

The Fraud Act 2006

There is more information about The Fraud Act 2006 in the main entry about this section.

Common Elements of the Fraud Offence

There is more information about Common Elements of the Fraud Offence in the main entry about this section.

Fraud by False Representation

There is more information about Fraud by False Representation in the main entry about this section.

Fraud by Failing to Disclose Information

There is more information about Fraud by Failing to Disclose Information in the main entry about this section.

Fraud by Abuse of Position

There is more information about Fraud by Abuse of Position in the main entry about this section.

Obtaining Services Dishonestly

There is more information about Obtaining Services Dishonestly in the main entry about this section.

Other Fraud Act Provisions

There is more information about Other Fraud Act Provisions in the main entry about this section.

Other Offences Involving Fraud

There is more information about Other Offences Involving Fraud in the main entry about this section.

False Accounting

There is more information about False Accounting in the main entry about this section.

False Statements by Company Directors, etc

There is more information about False Statements by Company Directors, etc in the main entry about this section.

Suppression, etc, of Documents

There is more information about Suppression, etc, of Documents in the main entry about this section.

Conspiracy to Defraud

There is more information about Conspiracy to Defraud in the main entry about this section.

Conspiracy to Defraud Defined

There is more information about Conspiracy to Defraud Defined in the main entry about this section.

Making off without Payment

There is more information about Making off without Payment in the main entry about this section.

Robbery

There is more information about Robbery in the main entry about this section.

Burglary and Related Offences

There is more information about Burglary and Related Offences in the main entry about this section.

Burglary

There is more information about Burglary in the main entry about this section.

Burglary in Respect of a Dwelling

There is more information about Burglary in Respect of a Dwelling in the main entry about this section.

Aggravated Burglary

There is more information about Aggravated Burglary in the main entry about this section.

Trespass with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence

There is more information about Trespass with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence in the main entry about this section.

Going Equipped and Possession of Articles to Commit Fraud

There is more information about Going Equipped and Possession of Articles to Commit Fraud in the main entry about this section.

Going Equipped

There is more information about Going Equipped in the main entry about this section.

Possession of Articles for Fraud

There is more information about Possession of Articles for Fraud in the main entry about this section.

Making or Supplying Articles for use in Frauds

There is more information about Making or Supplying Articles for use in Frauds in the main entry about this section.

Offences of Temporary Deprivation of Property

There is more information about Offences of Temporary Deprivation of Property in the main entry about this section.

Removal of Articles for Places Open to the Public

There is more information about Removal of Articles for Places Open to the Public in the main entry about this section.

Taking a Motor Vehicle or Other Conveyance Without Authority

There is more information about Taking a Motor Vehicle or Other Conveyance Without Authority in the main entry about this section.

Taking a Conveyance

There is more information about Taking a Conveyance in the main entry about this section.

Driving or Allowing Oneself to be Carried by a ‘Taken’ Conveyance

There is more information about Driving or Allowing Oneself to be Carried by a ‘Taken’ Conveyance in the main entry about this section.

Aggravated Vehicle-taking

There is more information about Aggravated Vehicle-taking in the main entry about this section.

11. Abstracting Electricity and Related Offences

There is more information about 11. Abstracting Electricity and Related Offences in the main entry about this section.

Abstracting Electricity

There is more information about Abstracting Electricity in the main entry about this section.

Dishonest Telephone Use

There is more information about Dishonest Telephone Use in the main entry about this section.

Blackmail

There is more information about Blackmail in the main entry about this section.

Handling Stolen Goods and Related Offences

There is more information about Handling Stolen Goods and Related Offences in the main entry about this section.

Handling Stolen Goods

There is more information about Handling Stolen Goods in the main entry about this section.

Dishonestly Retaining a Wrongful Credit

There is more information about Dishonestly Retaining a Wrongful Credit in the main entry about this section.

Advertising Rewards for Return of Goods Stolen or Lost

There is more information about Advertising Rewards for Return of Goods Stolen or Lost in the main entry about this section.

Money Laundering

There is more information about Money Laundering in the main entry about this section.

Charging Money Laundering or Handling?

There is more information about Charging Money Laundering or Handling? in the main entry about this section.

Procedure and Enforcement

There is more information about Procedure and Enforcement in the main entry about this section.

Case Management

There is more information about Case Management in the main entry about this section.

Search for Stolen Goods

There is more information about Search for Stolen Goods in the main entry about this section.

Restitution

There is more information about Restitution in the main entry about this section.

Deprivation

There is more information about Deprivation in the main entry about this section.

Husband and Wife

There is more information about Husband and Wife in the main entry about this section.

Privilege

There is more information about Privilege in the main entry about this section.

Resources

  • Theft Act 1968
  • Theft Act 1978
  • Theft (Amendment) Act 1996
  • Fraud Act 2006
  • Criminal Law Act 1977 ss 1 and 5
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ss 32740
  • Fraud Protocol: Control and Management of Heavy Fraud and Other Complex Criminal Cases
  • Guidance on the Use of the Common Law Offence of Conspiracy to Defraud
  • Criminal Procedure

Theft

This section offers a description about Theft in the study of crimes in the English law.

Definition of Theft

Theft is probably best defined by reference to the theft act 1968.

Scottish Law: Theft in the Past

In the Scotch law, this is a proper and technical word and signifies the secret and felonious abstraction of the property (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) of another for sake of lucre, without his consent. Alison, Princ. Cr. Law of Scotl. 250. [1]

Resources

Notes and References

  1. Partialy, this information about theft is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including theft.

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  • Article Name: Theft
  • Author: Sonny Morales
  • Description: Introduction The Theft Acts There is more information about The Theft Acts in the main entry about this section. The Fraud [...]

This entry was last updated: April 22, 2020

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