Archive - July 2016
In addition to criminal offences against a person and those of property, the list of criminal offences in UK also includes the following.
In criminal law, a criminal offence in the UK against an individual generally means a crime that is committed by direct physical mischief or force which is applied to another individual.
According to an overview of the sexual offending in England and Wales, an average, 2.5% of women and 0.4% of men in these jurisdictions declared that they had been victimized by a sexual offence in the previous year.
In England and Wales, it is considered an offence to drive after taking certain legal medicines if they weaken a person’s ability to do so.
The significant differences between civil and criminal proceedings have consequences on fraud investigations, and among them, the burden of evidential proof and interview requests must be met by the Court of Law.
The Fraud Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006 and came into force on 15 January 2007. The Act eliminates the deception offences in the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978, like evasion of liability by deception.