Robbery - Unit 4

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Definition of robbery - s.8 Theft Act 1968
A person is guilty of robbery if he steals, and immediately before or at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, he uses force on any person or puts or seeks to put any person in fear of being then and there subjected to force.
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Steals
refers to s1 Theft Act 1968 [Robinson]
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Force definition
Ordinary word so it is left to the jury [Dawson and James]
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[Clouden]
Took shopping basket from victims hand. Sufficient use of force.
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On any person
Can be indirect [Clouden]
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[Hale]
Continuing act. Put hand over womans mouth and tied her up while another man stole things from her house.
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[Lockley]
Continuing act. Caught for shoplifting beer. Used force on shopkeeper who tried to stop him from leaving.
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

refers to s1 Theft Act 1968 [Robinson]

Back

Steals

Card 3

Front

Ordinary word so it is left to the jury [Dawson and James]

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Took shopping basket from victims hand. Sufficient use of force.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Can be indirect [Clouden]

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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