UK Fraud Act 2006 – Section 8 “Article”

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UK Fraud Act 2006 - Section 8 “Article”

Published on 8th March 2019
Joseph-S-R-de-Saram

Joseph S R de Saram (JSRDS)

Information Security Architect / Intelligence Analyst / Computer Scientist / Human Rights Activist / COMSEC / SIGINT / TSCM
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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 8 “Article”

(1)For the purposes of—

          (a) sections 6 and 7, and

          (b) the provisions listed in subsection (2), so far as they relate to articles for use in the course of or in connection with fraud,

article” includes any program or data held in electronic form.

(2) The provisions are—

          (a) section 1(7)(b) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60),

          (b) section 2(8)(b) of the Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19), and

          (c) Article 3(7)(b) of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12));

(meaning of “prohibited articles” for the purposes of stop and search powers).

Fraud Act 2006 - Section 8

Changes to legislation: There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Fraud Act 2006....

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Joseph-S-R-de-Saram

Joseph S R de Saram (JSRDS)

Information Security Architect / Intelligence Analyst / Computer Scientist / Human Rights Activist / COMSEC / SIGINT / TSCM
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