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Theft Act 1968:
S1 - a person is guilty of theft if he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it Result of Law Commission proposals AR o Appropriates o Property o Belonging to another - doesn't have to belong to you e.g. hire care MR o Dishonestly - jury to decide o Intention to permanently deprive - do not have to permanently deprive - borrowing is not theft All five elements must be established beyond reasonable doubt to convict
Morris 1984 - switched price labels in supermarket, intending to pay lower price, but was detected - theft of money Hinks 2000 - carer of 53 year old man of low intelligence persuaded him to make gifts to her totalling £60,000 - theft - broad definition of 'appropriate' - public policy - could be too broad Gomez 1993 - assistant manager persuaded manager to sell goods of £17,000 to his accomplice, and to accept payments by two stolen checks which Gomez and accomplice know where worthless - theft and fraud - consent is irrelevant - broad Turner No 2 1970 - D's car was repaired at garage - D took car using spare car keys without telling garage or paying - theft of own car - enough if property was in possession of V even if they weren't the owner Oxford v Moss 1979 - student at university obtained copy of examination paper, read it and replaced it - not theft - can't steal information Small 1988 - D saw car for two weeks, with doors unlocked and keys in ignition - tyre and battery was flat - D thought it was abandoned
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