1. Corcoran v Anderton decided that
- if force used during theft, the robbery is complete at the moment of the theft
- use of force is left to the jury to decide
- the victim does not need to be frightened by threat of force
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2. Robbery is an offence under
- s.8 of the Theft Act 1968
- s.9 of the Theft Act 1968
- s.8 of the Robbery Act 1968
3. Is putting someone 'in fear' of force sufficient for robbery?
4. Which case followed the decision in Dawson and James that the use of force is left to they jury to decide
- Corcoran v Anderton
5. Two questions arise because immediacy of force has not been decided by the courts, these are
- how 'immediate' does the force have to be? what if force is applied after the theft?
- does the D have previous convictions of theft? is the D of low IQ?
- does the D have any previous convictions of robbery? would the D be insane under the M'Naghten Rules?