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Theft Act 1978
The Theft Act 1978 (c 31) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Parliament of the United Kingdom is the of the , the and the . It alone possesses and thereby ultimate power over all other political bodies in the UK and the overseas territories. Parliament is but has three parts, consisting of the .... It supplemented the earlier deception Deception or falsehood is an act or statement which misleads, hides the truth, or promotes a belief, concept, or idea that is not true. It is often done for personal gain or advantage. Deception can involve dissimulation, propaganda and sleight ... offences contained in sections 15 and 16 of the Theft Act 1968 The Theft Act 1968c 60 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Parliament of the United Kingdom is the supreme legislative body A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a Polity, politi ... by reforming some aspects of those offences and addin ...
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Short Title
In certain jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom and other Westminster Westminster is a district in Central London Central London (also known less commonly as London city centre) is the innermost part of London, in England, spanning several London borough, boroughs. Over time, a number of definitions have been ...-influenced jurisdiction Jurisdiction (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. Through the power of the ...s (such as Canada or Australia), as well as the United States and the Philippines, primary legislation In parliamentary systems and presidential systems of government, primary legislation and secondary legislation, the latter also called delegated legislation or subordinate legislation, are two forms of law, created respectively by the legislature ... has both a short title and a long ...
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Conviction
In law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. A system, surrounded and influenced by its environment, is described by its boundari ..., a conviction is the verdict In law, a verdict is the formal trier of fact, finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. In a bench trial, the judge's decision near the end of the trial is simply referred to as a finding. In Engla ... that usually results when a court of law A court is any person or institution, often as a government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''Sta ... finds a defendant In court proceedings, a defendant is a person A person (plural people or persons) is a being that has certain capacities or attrib ...
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Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978
Theft is the taking of another person's property Property is a system of rights that gives people legal control of valuable things, and also refers to the valuable things themselves. Depending on the nature of the property, an owner of property may have the right to consume, alter, share, r ... or services Service may refer to: Activities :''(See the Religion section for religious activities)'' * Administrative service, a required part of the workload of Faculty (academic staff), university faculty * Civil service, the body of employees of a governm ... without that person's permission or consent Consent occurs when one person voluntarily agrees to the proposal or desires of another. It is a term of common speech, with specific definitions as used in such fields as the law, medicine, research, and sexual relationships. Consent as under ... with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. The word ''theft'' is also used as a synonym or informal shorthand term f ...
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Extradition Act 1989
Extradition is an action wherein one jurisdiction Jurisdiction (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be i ... delivers a person accused or convicted In law, a conviction is the verdict that usually results when a court of law A court is any person or institution, often as a government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally ... of committing a crime In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper ... in another jurisdiction, over to the other's law enforcement 'Law enforcement'' is the activity of some members of go ...
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Serious Organised Crime And Police Act 2005
The Serious Organized Crime and Police Act 2005 (c.15) (often abbreviated to SOCPA or SOCAP) is an Act of Parliament, Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom aimed primarily at creating the Serious Organised Crime Agency. It also significantly extended and simplified the powers of arrest of a Detective Constable, constable and introduced restrictions on protests in the vicinity of the Palace of Westminster. It was introduced into the British House of Commons, House of Commons on 24 November 2004 and was passed by Parliament and given Royal Assent on 7 April 2005. Measures to introduce a specific offence of "incitement to religious hatred" were included in early drafts of the Act, but then dropped so the bill would pass before the 2005 United Kingdom general election, 2005 general election. The offence has since been created by the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006. Extent of application The Act applies principally to England and Wales but s.179 permits the extent or desi ...
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Making Off Without Payment
Making off without payment is a statutory offence in England and Wales, Northern Ireland , Republic of Ireland and Hong Kong. It was first introduced on the recommendation of the Criminal Law Revision Committee and is intended to protect legitimate business concerns and applies where goods are supplied or a service is performed on the basis that payment will be made there and then. A taxi passenger who runs off without paying the fare at the end of the journey; and a motorist who fills up with petrol at a garage and drives off when the attendant is distracted. For these purposes, it must be proved that the defendant knew that payment on the spot was required or expected, and made off dishonestly with intent to avoid payment of the amount due. Prior to the creation of the offence, running off might be a tort but it was not a crime; the supplier would have to bring a civil law (common law), civil law suit against the recipient. The use of criminal law is intended to avoid this expe ...
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Making Off Without Payment
Making off without payment is a statutory offence in England and Wales, Northern Ireland , Republic of Ireland and Hong Kong. It was first introduced on the recommendation of the Criminal Law Revision Committee and is intended to protect legitimate business concerns and applies where goods are supplied or a service is performed on the basis that payment will be made there and then. A taxi passenger who runs off without paying the fare at the end of the journey; and a motorist who fills up with petrol at a garage and drives off when the attendant is distracted. For these purposes, it must be proved that the defendant knew that payment on the spot was required or expected, and made off dishonestly with intent to avoid payment of the amount due. Prior to the creation of the offence, running off might be a tort but it was not a crime; the supplier would have to bring a civil law (common law), civil law suit against the recipient. The use of criminal law is intended to avoid this expe ...
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Omission (criminal Law)
An omission is a failure to act, which generally attracts different legal consequences from positive conduct. In the criminal law Criminal law is the body of law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. A system, surrounded and influenced by its env ..., an omission will constitute an ''actus reus ''Actus reus'' (), sometimes called the external element or the objective element of a crime, is the Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoke ...'' and give rise to liability only when the law imposes a duty to act and the defendant is in breach of that duty. In tort law A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial tribunals ...
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Criminal Law Revision Committee
The Criminal Law Revision Committee of England & Wales was a standing committee of learned legal experts that was called upon by the Home Secretary The home secretary, officially the secretary of state for the Home Department, is a Secretary of State (United Kingdom), secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom, with overall responsibility for all Home Office business. The ... to advise on legal issues and to report back recommendations for reform. While never formally abolished, it has been dormant since 1986 and superseded by the Law Commission A law commission, law reform commission, or law revision commission is an independent body set up by a government to conduct law reform Law reform or legal reform is the process of examining existing law Law is a system A system is a gr .... Overview The first committee was set up by Rab Butler Richard Austen Butler, Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, (9 December 1902 – 8 March 1982), also known as R. ...
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Negligence
Negligence (Lat. ''negligentia'') is a failure to exercise appropriate and/or ethical ruled care expected to be exercised amongst specified circumstances. The area of tort A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ' is the most-used legal dict ... law known as ''negligence'' involves harm caused by failing to act as a form of ''carelessness'' possibly with extenuating circumstances. The core concept of negligence is that people should exercise reasonable care in their actions, by taking account of the potential harm that they might foreseeably cause to other people or property. Someone who suffers loss caused by another's negligence may be able to sue for damages At common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar ...
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Sub Nom
A number of Latin terms are used in law, legal terminology and legal maxims. This is a partial list of these "legal Latin" terms, which are wholly or substantially drawn from Latin. __TOC__ Common law Civil law Ecclesiastical law See also * Brocard (law) * Byzantine law * Code of Hammurabi * Corpus Juris Canonici * International Roman Law Moot Court * Law French * List of Latin abbreviations * List of Latin phrases (full) * List of fallacies * List of Roman laws * Twelve Tables Notes References

* Gabriel Adeleye & Kofi Acquah-Dadzie. ''World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers''. Ed. by Thomas J. Sienkewicz & James T. McDonough, Jr. Wauconda, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1999. * Ruben E. Agpalo. ''Agpalo’s Legal Words and Phrases''. Manila, Philippines: Rex Book Store, 1997. * Harold Rudolf Walraven Gokkel & Nicolaas van der Wal. ''Juridisch Latijn'', 6th edn. Deventer: Kluwer, 2001. * V.G. Hiemstra & H.L. Gonin. ' ...
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Evasion Of Liability By Deception
Evasion of liability by deception was formerly a statutory A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative A legislature is an assembly Assembly may refer to: Organisations and meetings * Deliberative assembly A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members (of any kind of collective) ... offence in England and Wales England and Wales () is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom, parts of the United Kingdom. England and Wales forms the constitutional successor to the former Kingdom of England and follows ... and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ; sco, label=Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster- .... England and Wales This offence was created by the Theft Act 1978. The law clarified existing law to explicitly make it a cr ...
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