Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969[1]
Long title An Act to revise the law of Northern Ireland as to theft and similar or associated offences; and for purposes connected therewith.
Chapter 1969 c 16
Dates
Royal Assent 10 July 1969
Commencement 1 August 1969[2]
Revised text of statute as amended

The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. It makes similar provision to the Theft Act 1968 for Northern Ireland.

Section 1 - Theft[edit]

This section creates the offence of theft.

Section 8 - Robbery[edit]

This section creates the offence of robbery.

Section 9 - Burglary[edit]

This section creates the offence of burglary.

Section 10 - Aggravated burglary[edit]

This section creates the offence of aggravated burglary.

Section 11 - Removal of articles from places open to the public[edit]

This section creates the offence of removing article from place open to the public.

Section 13 - Abstracting of electricity[edit]

This section creates the offence of abstracting electricity.

Section 15 - Obtaining property by deception[edit]

This section is repealed. It created the offence of obtaining property by deception.

Section 15A - Obtaining a money transfer by deception[edit]

This section is repealed. It created the offence of obtaining a money transfer by deception.

Section 16 - Obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception[edit]

This section is repealed. It created the offence of obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception.

Section 17 - False accounting[edit]

This section creates an offence of false accounting.

Section 20 - Blackmail[edit]

This section creates the offence of blackmail.

Section 21 -Handling stolen goods[edit]

This section creates the offence of handling stolen goods.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 34 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, section 33(1)

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