Criminal Justice Act 2007
Amendment of section 15 of Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001.
47.— The Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 is amended—
( a) in section 15—
(i) in subsection (1), by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph ( a):
“( aa) robbery,”,
(ii) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2):
“(2) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to prove that at the time of the alleged offence the article concerned was not in his or her possession for a purpose specified in subsection (1).”,
( b) in section 19(2), by the substitution of “€5,000” for “£1,500”.