Osinuga v Director of Public Prosecutions: QBD 26 Nov 1997

False information which was provided in a Housing Benefit application form would be used in accounting and constitutes false accounting.
References: Times 26-Nov-1997, 162 JP 120, 30 HLR 853, [1998] Crim LR 216
Statutes: Theft Act 1968 817
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Regina v Lancaster CACD 2-Mar-2010
    Whether Ommission Significant on Benefits Claim
    The defendant appealed against his conviction for false accounting. He had been claiming council tax benefit and housing benefit, but had failed to notify the council of a change in his circumstances.
    Held: The appeal failed. The court . .
    (, [2010] EWCA Crim 370, , [2010] WLR (D) 63, , [2010] Crim LR 776, [2010] 3 All ER 402, [2010] 2 Cr App R 7, [2010] 1 WLR 2558, [2010] HLR 40)

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Last Update: 21 November 2020; Ref: scu.84479