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(p. 344) 13. Theft 

(p. 344) 13. Theft
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(p. 344) 13. Theft
Author(s):

David Ormerod

and Karl Laird

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0013
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date: 27 May 2020

This chapter examines the law governing theft. It considers the extent to which the criminal law of theft conflicts with civil law concepts of property; whether it is possible to steal property that belongs to oneself; the types of property that may be stolen; and the extent to which it is possible to provide a definition of ‘dishonesty’.

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