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Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)
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  SCHEDULE 2 Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendments
                          
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PART II
Other amendments extending beyond England and Wales
Act AmendedAmendment
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The Public Stores Act 1875 (38 & 39 Vict. c. 25)For section 12 (incorporation of parts of Larceny Act 1861) there shall be substituted:
 (1) Any person may arrest without warrant anyone who is, or whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects to be, in the act of committing or attempting to commit an offence against section 5 or 8 of this Act.
 (2) If it is made to appear by information on oath before a justice of the peace that there is reasonable cause to believe that any person has in his custody or possession or on his premises any stores in respect of which an offence against section 5 of this Act has been committed, the justice may issue a warrant to a constable to search for and seize the stores as in the case of stolen goods, and the M1 Police (Property) Act 1897 shall apply as if this subsection were among the enactments mentioned in section 1(1) of that Act.
The Army Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 18)For section 44(1)(b) there shall be substituted
 (b) handles any stolen goods, where property stolen was public or service property, or.
 For section 45(b) there shall be substituted
 (b) handles any stolen goods, where the property stolen belonged to a person subject to military law, or
 In section 138(1) for the words from receiving to stolen there shall be substituted the words handling it.
 In section 225(1) after the definition of Governor there shall be inserted
  handleshas the same meaning as in the Theft Act 1968;
 and for the definition of steals there shall be substituted
  steals has the same meaning as in the Theft Act 1968, and references to stolen goods shall be construed as if contained in that Act.
The Air Force Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 19)The same amendments shall be made in sections 44, 45, 138 and 223 as are above directed to be made in the corresponding sections of the Army Act 1955, except that in the amendment to section 45(b) air-force law shall be substituted for military law.
The Naval Discipline Act 1957 (5 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 53)For section 29(b) there shall be substituted
 (b) handles any stolen goods, where the property stolen was public or service property, or.
 In section 76(1) for the words from receiving to embezzling there shall be substituted the word handling.
 In section 135(1) the same amendments shall be made as are above directed to be made in section 225(1) of the Army Act 1955.
The Army and Air Force Act 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 52)Section 21 shall be omitted.
Amendments (Textual)
Entry relating to the Extradition Act 1873 repealed by Extradition Act 1989 (c. 33, SIF 48), s. 37, Sch. 2
Marginal Citations
1897 c. 30.


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