Information Technology Offence in UK Law

  • Fraud after Roskill: a view from the Serious Fraud Office
    • Núm. 11-1, Enero 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 ..., such as the Financial Fraud InformationNetwork, supported by all law enforcement and reg-ulatory ......
  • Notice Board
    • Núm. 18-4, Octubre 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
    • Núm. 38-4, Diciembre 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
    • Núm. 34-1, Abril 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
    • Núm. 78-3, Mayo 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?
    • Núm. 69-4, Agosto 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
    • Núm. 74-5, Octubre 2010
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ...... placed on the use of automatic devices for detecting speeding offences. 4 One of these devices, the speed camera, does not enjoy universal ... now provides for the admissibility into evidence of images and information produced by a camera installed for the purpose of detecting speeding and ......
  • Computer Misuse: The Implications of the Police and Justice Act 2006
    • Núm. 72-1, Febrero 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
    • Núm. 22-4, Octubre 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 ......
  • Regulating Harassment: Is the Law Fit for the Social Networking Age?
    • Núm. 73-3, Junio 2009
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    The use of social networking websites, such as Facebook, has escalated in recent years. A consequence of this has been that these communication mediums are being increasingly used to bully and hara...
    ...... in proceedings under the main harassment offence within the PHA 1997, although conviction rates ...- ibility and not disclose personal information online, 7 but while this may help against unknown ... ’ , Journal of Information, Law and Technology 2007 (2), 20, available at ......
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