Theft Quiz

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1. 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
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2. S6 states that borrowing is not theft unless it is for a period and in circumstances making it equivalent to an outright taking

  • True
  • False

3. In this case, it was decided that body parts could be (personal) property, but only if they had acquired different attributes by virtue of application or skill eg preservation

  • Kelly
  • R v Smith
  • Oxford v Moss
  • Marshall

4. Property received under obligation is under which section of the Theft Act

  • S6
  • S1 (3)
  • S5 (3)
  • S5 (4)

5. Under S2 (1) b)

  • If the defendant would have the other persons consent if the owner knew of the appropriation and the circumstances of it
  • 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


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