||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 165 (Jul)
|| EWCA Crim 1768
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kennedy LJ, Curtis and Pitchford JJ
||David Perry (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
||11 July 2002
Criminal law - Using a false instrument - False accounting - Accused persons dishonestly furnishing false instrument in order to obtain money from trust fund set up for their benefit - Part of money in trust fund belonging to accused persons - Whether proof required that accused had no legal entitlement to money obtained from trust fund using false instrument - s 3 - s 17(1)(b).
On a reference to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General on a point of law under s36 of the the court ruled that on (a) a charge under s3 of the and (b) a charge under s17(1)(b) of the where the accused has used a false instrument or furnished false information with a view to obtaining money or other property, it was not necessary for the prosecution to prove that the accused had no legal entitlement to the money or other property in question.
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