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Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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Section 30(1).


N.I.Taking or killing deer

Para. 1 rep. by 1985 NI 2

N.I.Unlawful possession of carcase, etc., of sheep

2N.I.Where the carcase of any sheep or lamb, or the head, skin or any part thereof, or any fleece thereof, is seized by any person pursuant to section 25(3), any person in whose possession or on whose premises any such carcase, head, skin, part or fleece is found[F1 if he fails to satisfy a court of summary jurisdiction that he came lawfully by such carcase, head, skin, part or fleece] shall, on summary conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds, or to both.

N.I.Defacement, etc., before sale at auction, of name or marking on watch or plate

3N.I.Any person who changes, alters or defaces, or causes to be changed, altered or defaced—

(a)any name engraved upon any watch as the maker or owner thereof, or the number of such watch, or the place where the same was made, or any coat of arms or crest thereon; or

(b)any name, cypher, crest or arms engraved upon any article or piece of family plate (whether gold or silver);

without the consent in writing of the owner thereof or of some person duly authorised to sell the same or to give such consent, shall, unless such watch or article or piece of family plate shall, before such change, alteration or defacement, have been sold at a public auction duly advertised, be deemed, until the contrary is proved, to have handled stolen goods knowing or believing them to be stolen goods.


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