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Question 1: ________ statutes on this subject are mainly copied from the English statutes, and the courts there in a general way follow the English interpretations.
United StatesPhilippinesCanadaAlaska

Question 2: In ________, obtaining money or property by falsely personating another is punishable as for larceny.

Question 3: In ________, these were deception offences defined in the Theft Act 1968 and Theft Act 1978, although they have now been repealed by the Fraud Act 2006 which has replaced them with different offences.
English lawNorthern Ireland lawScots lawContemporary Welsh Law

Question 4: False pretences as a concept in the criminal law is no longer used in ________.
Scots lawNorthern Ireland lawEnglish lawContemporary Welsh Law

Question 5: This offence consists of (1) obtaining title (2) to personal property of another (3) by an intentional false statement of past or existing ________ (4) with intent to defraud the other.

Question 6: The modern concept is a deception and it is used as the common basis of the actus reus (the ________ for "guilty act") in the deception offences under the Theft Act 1968 and in the Theft Act 1978.
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 7: So, deceiving a third party to pass property for a specific purpose, courts have held that this is larceny by trick in that ________ by trick simply uses a deception to deprive the owner of possession, not title.
LarcenyAssaultBurglaryReasonable person

Question 8: Under ________, false pretense is defined as a representation of a present or past fact, which the thief knows to be false, and which he intends will and does cause the victim to pass title of his property.
Reception statuteCommon lawShariaCivil law (legal system)

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