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R v Bevans ­ things of economic value such as morphine injection for pain relief is sufficient
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Mens Rea D must either intend to destroy or damage property or be aware of a risk that damage or
destruction will occur and it is in the circumstances know to him, unreasonable for him to take that
D must intend to damage property belonging to another and not his own.…read more

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S.1(3) Criminal Damage Act 1971 Arson (MAXMIMUM:LIFE)
This sections provides for an offence of arson if an offence under S.1(1) or S.1(2) of the CDA 1971
is committed by means of fire
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Conduct amounted to representation in DPP v Ray where D made off without paying for a
meal in a restaurant after giving the waiter the impression he was an honest customer and
was going to pay for the meal as he was seated in his chair after consuming it.
The representation is false ­ this is if it is untrue or misleading and the person making it knows that
it is, or might be untrue or misleading
Mens Rea (KID)
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It does not matter what stage the D decides to be dishonest as long as he is dishonest when
he makes off
The test for dishonesty is from R v Ghosh
He must have the intention to avoid making it
An intention to avoid payment has been interpreted as an intention to evade payment
altogether and not just an intention to defer or delay payment
R v Allen ­ D left a hotel without paying for his stay, called up a few days later…read more


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