Theft Act 1978

The Theft Act 1978 (c 31) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It supplemented the earlier deception offences contained in sections 15 and 16 of the Theft Act 1968 by reforming some aspects of those offences and adding new provisions. See also the Fraud Act 2006.[3]

Theft Act 1978[1]
Long titleAn Act to replace section 16(2)(a) of the Theft Act 1968 with other provision against fraudulent conduct; and for connected purposes.
Citation1978 c 31
Royal assent20 July 1978
Commencement20 October 1978[2]
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended