Lottery Offences in UK Law

  • Guilt by lottery: Criminal failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion under the Criminal Finances Act 2017
    • No. 86-1, February 2022
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    • 0000
    The corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion punish the unlucky, unpopular, and large more than genuine tax evaders or facilitators. This article argues the off...
    ... ... : Criminalfailure to prevent facilitationof tax evasion under theCriminal Finances Act 2017Harry StrattonUKAbstractThe corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion punish theunlucky, unpopular, and large more than genuine tax evaders or facilitators. This article ... ...
  • Policing Young Offenders: What Role Discretion?
    • No. 10-4, December 2008
    • International Journal of Police Science and Management
    • 0000
    Although police exercise wide discretionary powers when carrying out their general patrol duties, it is with respect to young people that these powers are the most extensive. The present research e...
    ... ... in which theyroutinely dealt with, or planned to deal with,four offences commonly committed by juvenileoffenders. Results show that police ... the law,especially in relation to minor offending, isbecoming more lottery-like.INTRODUCTIONWithin Australia (and the Western world ingeneral), ... ...
  • A typological study on money laundering
    • No. 13-1, January 2010
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 15-32
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to make objective descriptions on various money‐laundering techniques and to put forward countermeasures in order to combat money laundering more effectively a...
    ... ... Nowadays, criminals also turnto real estate, lottery, international trade, offshore company to launder money. Sometimes ... Law, which added graft and embezzlement into thepredicated offences of money laundering (Wei, 2008).Case twoA lucky lottery buyer won 14.3 ... ...
  • Regulatory Offences and Reverse Burdens: The ‘Licensing Approach’
    • No. 71-3, May 2007
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    • 0000
    The recent case law on burdens of proof and the presumption of innocence has been inconsistent and, at times, unclear. This article argues that where legislation appears to create a reverse legal b...
    ... ... Mitchell J. said [in  London Borough of Harrow  v  Shah ] that he did not regard the offence of selling a lottery ticket to a child under 16 as ‘truly criminal in character’ although it was punishable on indictment with two years’ imprisonment. This is a ... ...
  • Streamlining out-of-court disposals: Assessing the impact on reoffending and police practice
    • No. 24-1, February 2024
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    • 0000
    ... ... than offenders who receive non-custodial sentences for similar offences; Prison Reform Trust, 2019). To tackle recidi-vism, multiple initiatives ... serious offences and repeat offenders and inconsistent post-code lottery application across the 43 police force areas. The report deemed the ... ...
  • In the Scottish Courts
    • No. 33-1, January 1969
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    • 0000
    ... ... They pointed out that the18.1-5and1889 Actscreated two separate offences, with different penalties,andwithdifferent procedures. For example, the ... (Sh. Ct.) 85) wasconcerned with the meaning of "lottery" in s.42(I)of the Betting,GamingandLotteries Act 1963, which creates ... ...
  • Divisional Court Cases
    • No. 34-4, October 1970
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    • 0000
    ... ... "Itwasfurtherallegedthatthescheme constitutedanunlawful lottery ... 230THEJOURNALOFCRIMINALLAWcontraryS.42oftheAct.Onthe 23and24 ... wereheardby aCardiffstipendiarymagistrate who found the offences proved.Thedefendants appealedby case stated in whichthemagistrate ... ...
  • The impact of cybersecurity on the financial sector in Jamaica
    • No. 30-1, January 2023
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 0000
    Purpose: Jamaica continues to experience financial crimes particularly in cyberspace including e-fraud, identity theft, credit card forging, money laundering and terrorist activities. Spoofing, spa...
    ... ... The 2015 Actprovides for new offences such as computer-related fraud or forgery, use of computers formalicious ... a large number of financial crimes,particularly related to lottery scams, corruption, extortion and cybercrime. Moneylaundering in Jamaica is ... ...
  • Divisional Court Cases
    • No. 24-2, April 1960
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    • 0000
    ... ... there was a breach ofthesection andtheappeal would be dismissed.LOTTERY CONDUCTED BY AUTOMATIC MACHINESSalesmatic Ltd. v. HinchcliffeTheabove case ... provision wasfollowed in s,22bythecreation of specific offences in connec-tion withtheconduct of lotteries. Sections 23and24 madecertain ... ...
  • Recent Judicial Decisions
    • No. 5-2, April 1932
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... :CItis an elemen-tary principle that a conviction must not charge offences in the alternative,since the defendant cannot know with precision of what ... 1823, which provides:'ifany person ... shall sell anyticket ... in a lottery, such person shall for every such offence• thesum of £50 and shall ... ...
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