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Fraud Act 2006

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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. FraudPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 1.FraudPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 2.Fraud by false representationPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 3.Fraud by failing to disclose informationPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 4.Fraud by abuse of positionPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 5.“Gain” and “loss”Previous MatchNext Match

    6. 6.Possession etc. of articles for use in fraudsPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. 7.Making or supplying articles for use in fraudsPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. 8.“Article”Previous MatchNext Match

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

    10. 10.Participating in fraudulent business carried on by company etc.: penaltyPrevious MatchNext Match

  3. Obtaining services dishonestlyPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 11.Obtaining services dishonestlyPrevious MatchNext Match

  4. SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 12.Liability of company officers for offences by companyPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 13.EvidencePrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 14.Minor and consequential amendments etc.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 15.Commencement and extentPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 16.Short titlePrevious MatchNext Match

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Minor and consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Abolition of various deception offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.Omit the following provisions— (a) in the Theft Act 1968...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Visiting Forces Act 1952 (c. 67)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.In the Schedule (offences referred to in section 3 of...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 3.Omit section 15B (section 15A: supplementary). Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.In section 18(1) (liability of company officers for offences by...Previous MatchNext Match

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

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

        5. 7.(1) In section 24A (dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit), omit...Previous MatchNext Match

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

      4. Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16 (N.I.))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 9.Omit section 15B (section 15A: supplementary). Previous MatchNext Match

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

        3. 11.(1) In section 23(5) (meaning of “stolen goods”) for “in...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 12.(1) In section 23A (dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit), omit...Previous MatchNext Match

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

      5. Theft Act 1978 (c. 31)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 14.In section 4 (punishments), omit subsection (2)(a). Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 15.In section 5 (supplementary), omit subsection (1). Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1407 (N.I. 23))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 16.In Article 6 (punishments), omit paragraph (2)(a). Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 17.In Article 7 (supplementary), omit paragraph (1). Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 18.In section 4 (special time limit in case of theft),...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Finance Act 1982 (c. 39)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 19.In section 11(1) (powers of Commissioners with respect to agricultural...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (c. 18)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 20.In section 1 (extended scope of certain offences), in subsection...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 21.In section 1 (power of constable to stop and search...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1339 (N.I. 11))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 22.In Article 18 (special time limit in case of theft),...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 23.In Article 3 (power of constable to stop and search...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Criminal Justice Act 1993 (c. 36)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 24.(1) In section 1(2) (Group A offences), omit the entries...Previous MatchNext Match

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

      14. Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/2795 (N.I. 15))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 26.In Article 14 (compensation orders), in paragraphs (3) and (4)(a)...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/3160 (N.I. 24))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 27.(1) In Article 38(2) (Group A offences), omit the entries...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 28.(1) Amend Article 39 (jurisdiction in respect of Group A...Previous MatchNext Match

      16. Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 29.In section 130 (compensation orders), in subsections (5) and (6)(a),...Previous MatchNext Match

      17. Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 30.(1) In Schedule 9 (scheduled offences), in paragraph 10, at...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 31.(1) In Schedule 12 (compensation), in paragraph 12(1), omit “...Previous MatchNext Match

      18. Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 32.(1) In Schedule 6 (trigger offences), in paragraph 1, omit...Previous MatchNext Match

      19. Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 33.In section 2(9) (definition of prohibited articles for purposes of...Previous MatchNext Match

      20. Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 34.In Schedule 4 (personal licence: relevant offences), after paragraph 20...Previous MatchNext Match

      21. Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c. 19)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 35.(1) In section 14(2) (offences giving rise to immigration officer's...Previous MatchNext Match

      22. Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 36.In section 76 (financial reporting orders: making), in subsection (3),...Previous MatchNext Match

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

      23. Gambling Act 2005 (c. 19)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 38.After paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 (relevant offences) insert— An offence under the Fraud Act 2006. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Transitional provisions and savingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Maximum term of imprisonment for offences under this ActPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Increase in penalty for fraudulent tradingPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.Section 10 does not affect the penalty for any offence...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Abolition of deception offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 does not affect any...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 4.Nothing in paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 5.Nothing in paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 6.Nothing in paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 7.Nothing in paragraph 12 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 8.Nothing in paragraph 18 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 9.Nothing in paragraph 22 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 10.Nothing in paragraph 30 of Schedule 1 affects the operation...Previous MatchNext Match

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

        1. 11.(1) Nothing in paragraph 35 of Schedule 1 affects the...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Repeals and revocationsPrevious MatchNext Match

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