Dip Kaur v Chief Constable of Hampshire; 10 Oct 1981

References: [1981] 1 WLR 578, [1981] 2 All ER 430, [1981] Crim LR 259, (1981) 72 Cr App R 359, (1981) 145 JP 313
Coram: Lord Lane CJ
Lord Lane CJ said: ‘the court should not be astute to find that a theft has taken place where it would be straining the language so to hold, or where the ordinary person would not regard the defendant’s acts, though possibly morally reprehensible, as theft.’
Statutes: Theft Act 1968
Last Update: 02-Dec-15 Ref: 556205