Robbery

Where is the offence of robbery recognised?
S.8 Theft Act 1968.
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What is the first element of the AR of theft?
There must have been a completed theft for robbery to have been committed (Robinson).
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Dawson and James states the amount of force...
...can be small.
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The use of/threat of force is decided by the jury. Which case supports this?
Clouden.
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What is the principle of DPP v B and K?
It is enough for the D to seek to put the V in fear. The V does not have to have been frightened.
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The use of/threat of force can be on...
...any person. The person threatened does not have to be the person on which the theft occurs.
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Which case stated that force must be used immediately before or at the time of the theft?
Hale.
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Force must be used in...
...order to steal.
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What is the MR of robbery?
D must have the mens rea for theft and the intention to use force to steal.
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What is the first element of the AR of theft?

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