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Property Offences 2

Janet Loveless

in Complete Criminal Law

Fifth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2016 | ISBN: 9780198753292
Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191821400 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198753292.003.0013

Series: Complete

Property Offences 2

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This chapter examines property offences in Great Britain, focusing on fraud and making off without payments. It explains the key provisions of the Fraud Act 2006 for different types of fraud, which include fraud by false representation, fraud by failing to disclose information, fraud by abuse of position, and obtaining services dishonestly. The chapter discusses the Actus Reus and Mens Rea elements of these offences, provides several examples of relevant cases, and analyses court decisions in each of them.

Keywords: property offences; Great Britain; fraud; making off; Fraud Act 2006; Actus Reus; Mens Rea; false representation; abuse of position

Chapter.  11005 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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