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Fraud Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Fraud

    1. 1.Fraud

    2. 2.Fraud by false representation

    3. 3.Fraud by failing to disclose information

    4. 4.Fraud by abuse of position

    5. 5.“Gain” and “loss”

    6. 6.Possession etc. of articles for use in frauds

    7. 7.Making or supplying articles for use in frauds

    8. 8.“Article”

    9. 9.Participating in fraudulent business carried on by sole trader etc.

    10. 10.Participating in fraudulent business carried on by company etc.: penalty

  3. Obtaining services dishonestly

    1. 11.Obtaining services dishonestly

  4. Supplementary

    1. 12.Liability of company officers for offences by company

    2. 13.Evidence

    3. 14.Minor and consequential amendments etc.

    4. 15.Commencement and extent

    5. 16.Short title

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.Abolition of various deception offences

      2. 2.Visiting Forces Act 1952 (c. 67)

      3. 3.Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)

      4. 4.In section 18(1) (liability of company officers for offences by...

      5. 5.In section 20(3) (suppression etc. of documents—interpretation), omit ““deception” has...

      6. 6.(1) In section 24(4) (meaning of “stolen goods”) for “in...

      7. 7.(1) In section 24A (dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit), omit...

      8. 8.In section 25 (going equipped for burglary, theft or cheat)—...

      9. 9.Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16 (N.I.))

      10. 10.In section 19(3) (suppression etc. of documents—interpretation), omit ““deception” has...

      11. 11.(1) In section 23(5) (meaning of “stolen goods”) for “in...

      12. 12.(1) In section 23A (dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit), omit...

      13. 13.In section 24 (going equipped for burglary, theft or cheat)—...

      14. 14.Theft Act 1978 (c. 31)

      15. 15.In section 5 (supplementary), omit subsection (1).

      16. 16.Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1407 (N.I. 23))

      17. 17.In Article 7 (supplementary), omit paragraph (1).

      18. 18.Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58)

      19. 19.Finance Act 1982 (c. 39)

      20. 20.Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (c. 18)

      21. 21.Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

      22. 22.Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1339 (N.I. 11))

      23. 23.Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12))

      24. 24.Criminal Justice Act 1993 (c. 36)

      25. 25.(1) Amend section 2 (jurisdiction in respect of Group A...

      26. 26.Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/2795 (N.I. 15))

      27. 27.Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/3160 (N.I. 24))

      28. 28.(1) Amend Article 39 (jurisdiction in respect of Group A...

      29. 29.Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

      30. 30.Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

      31. 31.(1) In Schedule 12 (compensation), in paragraph 12(1), omit “(within...

      32. 32.Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)

      33. 33.Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)

      34. 34.Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17)

      35. 35.Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c. 19)

      36. 36.Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15)

      37. 37.In section 78 (financial reporting orders: making in Northern Ireland),...

      38. 38.Gambling Act 2005 (c. 19)

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional provisions and savings

      1. 1.Maximum term of imprisonment for offences under this Act

      2. 2.Increase in penalty for fraudulent trading

      3. 3.Abolition of deception offences

      4. 4.Scope of offences relating to stolen goods under the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)

      5. 5.Dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit under the Theft Act 1968

      6. 6.Scope of offences relating to stolen goods under the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16 (N.I.))

      7. 7.Dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit under the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

      8. 8.Limitation periods under the Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58)

      9. 9.Limitation periods under the Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1339 (N.I. 11))

      10. 10.Scheduled offences under the Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

      11. 11.Powers of arrest under Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c. 19)

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals and revocations

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