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11(1)In section 23(5) (meaning of “stolen goods”) for “in the circumstances described in section 15(1)” substitute “ , subject to subsection (6), by fraud (within the meaning of the Fraud Act 2006) ”.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)After section 23(5) insert—
“(6)Subsection (1) applies in relation to goods obtained by fraud as if—
(a)the reference to the commencement of this Act were a reference to the commencement of the Fraud Act 2006, and
(b)the reference to an offence under this Act were a reference to an offence under section 1 of that Act.”
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