A2 Law Theft - Actus Reus

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1. Which of these is correct? You're buying a cheeseburger in McDonald's and your friend Corinne tells you that the £1 you've paid may pay for other things other than the components of the cheeseburger.

  • When you pay for a cheeseburger, the money may go to other things for the business, this is not theft as this would be unreasonable as in Hall
  • McDonald's can do what they want and so can any other company regadless
  • The company commits theft because their obligations are clear
  • They must refund you and give you free cheeseburgers so you don't take them to court
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2. How many points need to be satisfied for Appropriation?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 0
  • 1

3. What does the case of Klinenberg v Marsden tell us?

  • There must be a clear obligation
  • Possession and control has a very wide definition
  • Exact notes and coins do not need to be used
  • Obligations can be formal

4. What are the 5 types of property?

  • There are more than five
  • Money, Personal, Real, Things in Action, Other intangible property
  • Plants, Flowers, Wild animals, Real, Other Intangible property
  • Personal, Real, Money, Electricity, Things in Action

5. Can you be in possession and control even if you don't know about it?

  • Yes as shown in Woodman
  • It depends on the context of the scenario
  • Yes, but I would be guilty if it gets stolen
  • No, you cannot assume that they're in possession and control


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