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The first issue that arises here is A's act of taking his father's railway pas.. This could amount to theft. The law on theft is laid under Section 1 of Theft Act 1968. Under this statute
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A obtained his father's railway pass, and substituting his photograph, used it to travel on the train, having arranged to meet B. his girlfriend, at the station. She was allowed entry to the the train platform, when she, untruthfully, claimed she had lost her train pass. Before boarding the train, B, by using a metal disc, obtained a bar of chocolate from a coin-operated machine. Entering the carriage, the two, spotting an unattended brief case, took it intending merely to look through it. Seeing nothing of interest to them, they threw it out of the window. They then ordered two cups of coffee in the restaurant carriage, which they avoided paying for, by alighting at the next station but were stopped by a railway police officer. With what crimes might A and B be charged? (Adapted from GCE Edexcel, June 1996, Section C, Crime and Society, Question 9)
The first issue that arises here is A's act of taking his father's railway pas.. This could amount to theft. The law on theft is laid under Section 1 of Theft Act 1968. Under this statute it is stated that a person commits theft when he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to
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