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Abetter

Any person who incites, instigates,
encourages or counsels another to commit a crime

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Accessory

Anyone who aids the perpetrator with advice or assistance
before or at the time of the crime
or who acts in concert
by watching whilst the crime is committed

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Assault

Is a crime at common law and is every attack directed to take effect physically on the person of another whether or not actual injury is inflicted

3

Attempt to pervert the course of justice

Is a crime at common law which can be described as
Any overt and intentional action
Calculated to interfere with either the
Normal investigation of a crime
Or the bringing of an offender
To justice

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Breach of the peace

Is a crime at common law and is constituted by one or more persons
Conducting himself or themselves
In a riotous or disorderly manner,
Where such conduct is severe enough to cause alarm to ordinary people and threaten serious disturbance to the community

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Contempt of court

An intentional disrespect or an action against the courts authority

6

Culpable and reckless fire raising

Is committed when property is set on fire as a result of a reckless act by the accused

7

Culpable homicide

Is a C at C law and it is C.B.A.P who unlawfully kills another person
Where death is caused by improper conduct
But the guilt is less than murder

8

Forgery and uttering

A crime at common law and consists in the making and publishing
of writing feloniously intended to represent and pass for
the genuine writing of another person

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Fraud

Falsehood
Fraud
Wilful imposition

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Hate crime

A crime motivated by ill will or malice towards a social group

11

Homicide

When a human being kills another human being. The victim must be self existent . Not an unborn child.
But if the child has begun to breathe it is immaterial that the death took place before complete delivery

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House

Includes any dwelling house or other roofed building finished or unfinished or any part of a building used as a separate dwelling which is secured against intrusion by unauthorised persons

13

Lock fast place

Includes rooms, cupboards, drawers, safes, desks, cash boxes, show cases and any other receptacle the contents of which are protected by lock and key

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Malicious mischief

A crime at common law constituted by wilful, wanton, and malicious destruction of,
or damage to the property of another

15

Murder

A crime at common law and is committed when a person kills another without necessary cause
and where there is either an intention to kill
or a wilful act so reckless as to show utter disregard for the consequences

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Offensive weapon

Includes any article made or
adapted for the use
of causing injury to the person
or intended by the person having it with them
for such use by either themselves
or by some other person

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Perjury

A C at C Law CBAP who wilfully makes a false statement
under oath or affirmation equivalent to oath

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Principal

Is the person who actually commits the crime

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Reset

A C at C Law CBAP with intent to deprive the owner to receive and keep property knowing that it had been appropriated by theft , robbery, embezzlement or fraud

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Robbery

A C at C Law CBAP who feloniously appropriates property,
by means of violence or threats of violence

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Subornation of perjury

A C at C Law CBAP who counsels or induces by any means,
a person to give false testimony in judicial proceedings

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Theft

A crime at common law and is the taking and appropriating
of property without the consent of the rightful owner
or other lawful authority

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Vandalism

Creates an offence for any person to wilfully or recklessly
destroy or damage the property of another
without reasonable excuse

24

Wasting police time

Is a C at C Law CBAP who maliciously
makes a false statement to the police
with the intention and effect
of causing unnecessary police investigation

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Wilful fire raising

Committed when a person intentionally sets fire to any form of property