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Handling stolen goods definition

What does Handling stolen goods mean?

Handling stolen goods cannot occur during the course of the stealing; there are various modes of handling, the most common of which is “receiving”.

A person handles stolen goods if (otherwise than in the course of stealing) knowing or believing them to be stolen goods he dishonestly receives the goods, or dishonestly undertakes or assists in their retention, removal, disposal or realisation by or for the benefit of another, or he arranges to do so: Theft Act 1968, s 22.


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Handling stolen goods is referenced 1 in Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents

Handling stolen goods is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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