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Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)
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Jurisdiction of quarter sessions, and summary trial.
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(2) In Schedule I to the M1 Magistrates Courts Act 1952 (which lists the indictable offences by adults which may be tried summarily with the consent of the accused) for paragraph 11 there shall be substituted:
"11. Any indictable offence under the Theft Act 1968 except
(a) robbery, aggravated burglary, blackmail and assault with intent to rob; and
(b)
burglary comprising the commission of, or an intention to commit, an offence which is not included in this Schedule; and
(c)
burglary in a dwelling if entry to the dwelling or the part of it in which the burglary was committed, or to any building or part of a building containing the dwelling, was obtained by force or deception or by the use of any tool, key or appliance, or if any person in the dwelling was subjected to violence or the threat of violence; and
(d)
handling stolen goods from an offence not committed in the United Kingdom."
Amendments (Textual)
S. 29(1) repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23), Sch. 11 Pt. IV
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
The text of s. 29(2) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.
Marginal Citations
1952 c. 55


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Attributes of:   29. Jurisdiction of quarter sessions, and summary trial.
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