Information Technology Offence in UK Law

  • Fraud after Roskill: a view from the Serious Fraud Office
    • Nbr. 11-1, January 2004
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 10-16
    Describes the 1985 Roskill Committee Report on Fraud Trials as a success: of its 112 recommendations only two were not implemented. Explains why Roskill is nevertheless often criticised: there is a...
    ......, will seize the opportunitiesimproved technology provides. It is essential, ifhigh-tech fraud is ......
  • Notice Board
    • Nbr. 18-4, October 2014
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    ...... trials on questions of fact where the offence is punishable by prison for 15 years or more; and ... jury directions, educational information for jurors, an amended juror oath, making it ... matters, and better information technology in court); a statutory offence for such research; ......
  • Sim Peter Baehr Lecture: Ensuring human rights for all in the digital age
    • Nbr. 38-4, December 2020
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    ...... of them that are truly free from technology. Three years ago, I wrote that, in many ways, we ... platforms have been shown to have on information ecosystem and elec- tions, and we see a clear ... 66A of this law, it was a criminal offence to send ‘annoying’ messages to another ......
  • Drug Use, Intoxication and Offence Type in Two Groups of Alleged Offenders in Perth: A Pilot Study
    • Nbr. 34-1, April 2001
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    The study consisted of two cross-sectional surveys, conducted with a) community based juveniles and adults under suspicion of having committed an offence (n = 90) and b) adults remanded in custody ...
    ...... in Perth: A Pilot Study Wendy Loxley Curtin University of Technology, Perth T he study consisted of two cross-sectional surveys, conducted ... apprehended offenders as an uneven distribution of information and low and skewed response rates were anticipated. The study consisted ......
  • Section 47 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: A Flawed Reform of the UK Cartel Offence
    • Nbr. 78-3, May 2015
    • The Modern Law Review
    On 1 April 2014, section 47 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) entered into force, ensuring significant changes to the UK cartel offence. The criminal offence, contained in sec...
    ...... for Cartel Behaviour’ (2008) 8 Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal 364, 377. 53 See eg, M. Pickford, ‘The ... to do so, cartel arrangements are unlawful and therefore ‘information as to their existence is not legitimately susceptible to protection on the ......
  • Should the Law of Theft Extend to Information?
    • Nbr. 69-4, August 2005
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    This article discusses whether the criminal offence of theft should extend to include information or should remain limited to corporeal property. It considers the inherent problems in satisfying th...
    ...... Christie* Abstract This article discusses whether the criminal offence of theft should extend to include information or should remain limited to ... is exacerbated by the rapid proliferation of information technology in society, which has the paradoxical effect of making information ......
  • Mechanical Law Enforcement: Speeding and Camera Technology
    • Nbr. 74-5, October 2010
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......5 The details of the offence are provided by the output of the machine and it is the machine that ... now provides for the admissibility into evidence of images and information produced by a camera installed for the purpose of detecting speeding and ......
  • Old Wine in New Bottles? Critical and Comparative Perspectives on Identity Crimes under the Nigerian Cybercrime Act 2015
    • Nbr. , November 2019
    • African Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • 609-628
    ...... resulting proliferation of personal information and the organisations processing that ... to the definition of the crime in a technology context. It is argued that although the criminal ... that the law omitted to create a specific offence of identity theft; and (2) that the law failed to ......
  • Computer Misuse: The Implications of the Police and Justice Act 2006
    • Nbr. 72-1, February 2008
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    While the Police and Justice Act 2006 is largely concerned with policing reform, there are also some long-overdue amendments to the Computer Misuse Act 1990 buried within it. These amendments attem...
    ...... on the contemporary in- formation technology landscape. . Since the enactment of the Computer ...1 CMA 1990 offence relating to the unauthorised access to computer ... Framework Decision on attacks against information systems to legislate against illegal system ......
  • Digital forensics and evolving cyber law: case of BIMSTEC countries
    • Nbr. 22-4, October 2019
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 744-752
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of digital forensics in an evolving environment of cyber laws giving attention to Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and...
    ...... legislation to support thegrowth of information technology.Most of the legislation are 10-15 ...under the laws of the country, if the offence is punishable under criminal law where it ......
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