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”.