Practice and Procedure

R v PREDDY : R v SLADE : R v DHILLON (1996)

PUBLISHED July 10, 1996

Where fraudulent mortgage applications were made and the lenders advanced money by electronic transfer to the applicant's bank account or to his solicitor's bank account, no obtaining of property by deception contrary to s.15(1) Theft Act 1968 occurred.

HL (Lord Mackay of Clashfern LC, Lord Goff of Chieveley, Lord Jauncey of Tullichettle, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Hoffmann)