Regina v Jones; CCR 1898

References: [1898] 1 QB 119
Ratio There must be some deceit spoken, written or acted to constitute a false pretence.
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Director of Public Prosecutions -v- Ray HL (Bailii, [1973] UKHL 3, [1974] AC 370)
    The defendant ordered a meal at a restaurant believing his companion would lend him the money to pay. He later decided to seek to avoid payment and took a opportunity to escape.
    Held: The appeal was allowed and the conviction restored. The . .

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