UK Fraud Act 2006 - Section 6 Possession etc of articles for use in frauds
The Fraud 2006 Act gives a statutory definition of the criminal offence of fraud, defining it in three classes – fraud by false representation, fraud by failing to disclose information, and fraud by abuse of position. It provides that a person found guilty of fraud was liable to a fine or imprisonment for up to twelve months on summary conviction (six months in Northern Ireland), or a fine or imprisonment for up to ten years on conviction on indictment.
UK Fraud Act 2006 – Section 6 Possession etc of articles for use in frauds
(1) A person is guilty of an offence if he has in his possession or under his control any article for use in the course of or in connection with any fraud.
(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable—
(a) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum (or to both);
(b) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to a fine (or to both).
(3) Subsection (2)(a) applies in relation to Northern Ireland as if the reference to 12 months were a reference to 6 months.
Fraud Act 2006 - Section 6
Changes to legislation: There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Fraud Act 2006....
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