Theft Quiz

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1. Under S2 (1) a)

  • If the person to whom the property belongs cannot be discovered by taking reasonable steps then the defendant will not be liable
  • If the defendant had a right in law to deprive the other of property, on behalf of himself or another then he will not be liable
  • If the defendant would have the other persons consent if the owner knew of the appropriation and the circumstances of it
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2. There are three main ways that property can belong to another, possession and control, property received under obligation (s5(3)) and property obtained by mistake (S5(4))

  • True
  • False

3. Theft is defined in what section of the Theft Act 1968

  • S4
  • S6
  • S1
  • S2
  • S5
  • S3

4. The defendant spoke little english, got in a taxi and handed the driver a note, the driver said this wasnt enough so the student handed his wallet asking the driver to take what he needed, the driver took too much

  • Pitham and Hehl
  • Hinks
  • Morris
  • Lawrence
  • Gomez

5. An appropriation can take place even where the property is handed over with the victims consent

  • Pitham and Hehl
  • Lawrence
  • Morris


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