CRIMINAL LAW: TUTORIAL SEVEN 2000-2001

THEFT AND THEFT-RELATED OFFENCES

Basic Texts:-

****Theft Acts, 1968, 1978 (as amended)

**Elliott, "Dialogues on the Theft Act" in Glazebrook, Reshaping the Criminal Law, p.287

J C Smith, The Law of Theft (8th ed, 1997)

(1) "Appropriates"; "Property"; "Belonging to Another"

****Lawrence v MPC [1970] 3 All E R 933 (CA); [1971] 2 All E R 1253 (HL)

*Pitham & Hehl (1977) 65 Cr App Rep 45, 49

**Monaghan [1979] Crim L R 673

*Oxford v Moss [1979] Crim L R 119

*Eddy v Niman [1981] Crim L R 502

****Morris [1983] Crim L R 559; 813

*A G's Ref (No 1 of 1985) [1986] Crim L R 476

*re Osman [1988] Crim L R 611; NB Commentary, pp 614 & 615

**Phillipou [1989] Crim L R 585; NB Commentary pp 587 & 588

***Dobson [1990] Crim L R 271; [1990] QB 274 ****(1990) Ox J Leg Stud 443 (Gardner)

****Gomez [1993] 1 All E R 1; ****1993 MLR 548-554 (Shute & Horder)

Atakpu [1994] Crim L R 693; 1994 Crim L R 650 (Sullivan & Warbrick)

*Williams; Lamb [1995] Crim L R 77

**Mazo [1996] Crim L R 435

****Preddy [1996] A C 815

**Hopkins and Kendrick [1997] Crim L R 359

**Hawkins 1997 1 Cr App Rep 234

Graham 1997 1 Cr App Rep 302

Nathan [1997] Crim L R 835

** Klineberg (1999) 1 Cr App Rep 427; [1999] Crim L R 417

*Williams, The Times 25 October 2000 (CA)

**Hinks [1998] Crim L R 904 (CA) ****[2000] 3 WLR 1590 (HL)



Articles: **Halpin, "The Appropriate Appropriation" 1991 Criminal Law Review 426-432

*Shute & Horder, "Thieving and Deceiving ..." (1993) 56 MLR 548

****Simon Gardner, "Property and Theft" 1998 Criminal Law Review 35 - 43



(2) "Intention permanently to deprive"

*Warner (1970) 55 Cr App Rep 93

*Duru [1973] 3 All E R 715, 719g-720

**Lavender [1994] Crim L R 297

(3) "Dishonesty"

***Gilks [1972] 3 All E R 280, 283d-h

**Feely [1973] QB 530

****Ghosh [1982] 3 W L R 110; [1982] Crim L R 608

**Woolven [1983] Crim L R 623

****Roberts [1986] Crim L R 122

*Clark [1996] Crim L R 824



Articles: *Elliott (1982) Crim L R 395

**Campbell (1984) 43 C L J 349 - 360

Tur, "Dishonesty and the Jury" (Copy available; also on my general web page)

Griew, "Dishonesty: the Objection to Feely and Ghosh" [1985] Crim L R 341

Halpin, "The Test of Dishonesty" 1996 Crim L R 283-295



(4) Handling (Section 22)

Pitchly (1972) 57 Cr App Rep 30

**Sainthouse [1980 Crim L R 507

**Bloxham [1981] Crim L R 337; [1981] 2 All E R 647

*Kanwar [1982] Crim L R 532

*Sandars [1982] Crim L R 695

Williams [1994] Crim L R 934

Ryan, French [1994] Crim L R 457

**Forsyth [1997] Crim L R 581, 589, 755

(5) Burglary (Section 9)

****Collins [1973] 1 QB 100

****Jones & Smith [1976] 3 All E R 54

Ryan [1996] Crim L R 329



ESSAYS



1 (a) Analyse the concepts of "appropriation" and "dishonesty";

OR

1(b) Are donees ever thieves?



2. (a) Distinguish theft and handling stolen goods;

AND

(b) What are the definitional elements of burglary?