Criminal Justice Act 2007

47.

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,”,

and

(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).”,

and

(b) in section 19(2), by the substitution of “€5,000” for “£1,500”.