Criminal Law: Property offences, including theft and robbery

This area of law forms one of the two areas of law available for selection.

 

  • Theft and robbery: actus reus (appropriation, property, belonging to another), mens rea (dishonesty, intention to permanently deprive), (s.1 Theft Act 1968)
  • Robbery: theft with use or threat of force (s.8 Theft Act 1968)
  • Burglary: Elements of s.9(1)(a) and s.9(1)(b) Theft Act 1968; burglary in dwellings and other buildings
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Robbery

 

 

Burglary

Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives