Robbery Quiz

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There must be a completed theft for a robbery to have taken place
Robinson
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For robbery actus reus the elements are
Theft, force or threat of force, on any person, immediatley before or at the time of the theft, in order to steal
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The amount of force can be small and it is for the jury to decide if there has been force
Dawson and James
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Even wrenching a shopping bag from a victims hand has been held to be force
Clouden
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The force can be small, also the victim does not have to be frightened
B and R - S8 states robbery can be committed if the defendant seeks to put someone in fear
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The force must be immediately before or
At the time of stealing for a robbery to have taken place
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Theft has been held to be a continuing act, allowing for force to be at the time of the theft
Hale
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Using force to escape may still be at the time of the theft
Lockley
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The force used must be in order to
Steal
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If force is not used to steal, but then a later theft takes place, this
Does not make it robbery
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If D and V have an argument and D knocks V out, then when V is lying on the floor D takes V's wallet, this will
Not be a robbery as the force was not used for the purpose of theft
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For the mens rea of robbery, the defendant must have the mens rea of theft, and
D must also intend to use force to steal
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Robbery is an offence under
S8 of the Theft Act 1968
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For robbery actus reus the elements are

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Theft, force or threat of force, on any person, immediatley before or at the time of the theft, in order to steal

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The amount of force can be small and it is for the jury to decide if there has been force

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Even wrenching a shopping bag from a victims hand has been held to be force

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Card 5

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The force can be small, also the victim does not have to be frightened

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