ⓘ Obtaining services by deception


ⓘ Obtaining services by deception

This offence was created by article 3 of the Theft Northern Ireland Order 1978 S.I. 1978/1407 N.I. 23). That article was repealed on 15 January 2007 by sections 141 and 3 and 151 of, and paragraph 1di of Schedule 1 to, and Schedule 3 to, the Fraud Act 2006, subject to transitional provisions and savings in paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

Mode of trial

See article 61.


A person guilty of this offence was liable, on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or, on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to a fine not exceeding £1000, or to both.