Robbery AO1 - Quiz

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  • Created by: Amy Leech
  • Created on: 24-03-13 15:56

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?

  • maybe
  • yes
  • no

4. Which case followed the decision in Dawson and James that the use of force is left to they jury to decide

  • Robinson
  • Clouden
  • 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?

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