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1
Q

CRIMES ACT 1961

WHAT IS SECTION 234 (1) (A) AND ELEMENTS

A

ROBBERY

  • Theft
  • Accompanied by violence
    OR
  • Accompanied by threats of violence
  • To any person
    OR
  • To any property
  • Used to extort the property stolen
    OR
  • To prevent or overcome resistance to the property being stolen

(Penalty = 10 years imprisonment)

2
Q

WHAT IS AGGROVATED ROBBERY?

A
  • Causes grievous bodily harm to any person
  • Two or more offenders
  • Armed with any weapon or article that appears to be a weapon

(Penalty = 14 years imprisonment)

3
Q

WHAT IS ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO ROB?

A

Commits violence but nothing to steal

4
Q

WHAT IS DEMANDING WITH INTENT TO STEAL

A

Threatens or demands property but no theft occurs

5
Q

WHAT IS THEFT?

A

If theft can’t be proven then it is not robbery.

6
Q

WHAT IS ACCOMPANIED BY VIOLENCE?

A

Violence before or at the time of the theft

7
Q

WHAT IS ACCOMPANIED BY THREATS OF VIOLENCE?

A

Threats of violence before or at the time of the theft, demonstrated by conduct or words.

8
Q

WHAT DOES TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY MEAN?

A
  • To the person who has been threatened by the violence
  • The person who had the violence used against them
  • The property that has been threatened with violence
  • The property that had violence used against it.
9
Q

WHAT IS USED TO EXTORT THE PROPERTY STOLEN?

A

The violence or threats used by the offender are sufficient to cause the person to hand over the property against their will.

10
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WHAT IS TO PREVENT OR OVERCOME RESISTANCE TO THE PROPERTY BEING STOLEN?

A

The property is taken by the offender after any resistance to it’s taking has been prevented or overcome.