Books | UK Encyclopedia of Law     Just another Lawiorguk site
What do you need to know about law? Search in more than 1.500.000 entries

Law relating to theft

Law relating to theft

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > General

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Edward Phillips, Charlotte Walsh, A. P. Dobson
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Cavendish, 2001
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Theft
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XXXIII, 337 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law relating to theft is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

Research References

  • Providing references to further research sources: Search

More Options

Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Edward Phillips, Charlotte Walsh, Paul Dobson.
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2001
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7992
  • Dewey Code: 345.420262
  • ISBN: 1859412009 9781859412008
  • OCLC: 48434215

Main Contents

1. History and Preliminary Matters. 1. Theft of Property. 2. The Theft Act 1968. 3. The Theft Act 1978. 4. Issues of Interpretation. 5. Jurisdiction. 6. Sentence. 7. Miscellaneous Matters. 8. Evaluation
2. Theft. 1. Basic Definition and Introduction. 2. Dishonesty. 3. Appropriation. 4. Property. 5. Belonging to Another. 6. With the Intention of Permanently Depriving the Other of It
3. Robbery
4. Burglary and Aggravated Burglary. 1. Burglary. 2. Aggravated Burglary
5. Removal of Articles from Places Open to the Public
6. Taking Conveyances Without Authority and Aggravated Vehicle-Taking. 1. The Basic Offence. 2. The Aggravated Offence
7. Abstracting of Electricity and Theft from Mails. 1. Electricity. 2. Thefts from Mails
8. Deception Offences in the 1968 Act. 1. Obtaining Property by Deception. 2. Obtaining a Money Transfer. 3. Obtaining a Pecuniary Advantage
9. The Theft Act 1978. 1. Obtaining Services by Deception. 2. Evading Liability by Deception. 3. Making off Without Payment
10. False Accounting and Other Offences of Fraud. 1. False Accounting. 2. Liability of Company Officers for Deception Offence. 3. False Statements by Company Directors, Etc. 4. Suppression of Documents
11. Blackmail
12. Handling Stolen Property. 1. Handling. 2. Retaining a Wrongful Credit. 3. Advertisements Offering Rewards
13. Going Equipped for Burglary, Theft or Cheat. 14. Attempts.

Summary Note

Explains and examines the range of property offences enacted in the Theft Acts of 1968 and 1978. Starting with the offences of theft itself, the book goes on to consider offences of deception before dealing with the remaining offences. '''

Structured Subjects (Headings):

Unstructured Subjects (Headings):

Find it in the Library of Congress:

If you wish to locate similar books to “Law relating to theft”, they can be found under the 345.420262 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7992 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Law relating to theft” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal law
Great Britain

Law is our Passion

This entry about Law relating to theft has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Law relating to theft entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the Law relating to theft entry. Please note this CC BY licence applies to some textual content of Law relating to theft, and that some images and other textual or non-textual elements may be covered by special copyright arrangements. For guidance on citing Law relating to theft (giving attribution as required by the CC BY licence), please see below our recommendation of "Cite this Entry".

Cite this entry

Legal Citations Generator

(2017, 06). Law relating to theft Retrieved 10, 2021, from

06 2017. 10 2021 <>

"Law relating to theft", 06 2017. Web. 10 2021. <>

"Law relating to theft" 06, 2017. Accesed 10 2021.

Jim Clarke, 'Law relating to theft' ( 2017) <> accesed 2021 October 24

Usage Metrics

247 Views. 197 Visitors.

Google Scholar: Search for Law relating to theft Related Content


Schema Summary

  • Article Name: Law relating to theft
  • Author: Jim Clarke
  • Description: Law relating to theft Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > General Edition Details Creators or [...]

This entry was last updated: June 19, 2017

A. P. Dobson

Cavendish Publishing

Charlotte Walsh

Recent Comments