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LAW 324 Crimes against Property: Reading list

LAW 324 Crimes against Property

Department: Bachelor of Law

Module Description: This module covers the core elements of certain offences against property. It is designed to provide students, undertaking this module, with the necessary understanding needed to identify offences against property and the implications of criminal acts and as a result a better understanding of these offences theoretically and practically. Additionally, this module aims at solving realistic issues and problems relying on the applicable legislation and case-law. Indeed, the offences against property module contains a number of topics. These topics are: theft, robbery, burglary, motor vehicle theft, handling stolen property, possession of stolen property, extortion and unlawful use of others’ property, fraud, deception and other forms of fraud related offences, cheque related offences, breach of trust and embezzlement, forgery, vandalism, damage to property, arson and money laundry.

Module texts

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law prepared purposefully for this particular module.

Recommended readings

  • J Loveless, M Allen and C Derry, Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (8th edn, Oxford UP 2022)

  • N Monaghan, Criminal Law Directions (7th edn, Oxford UP 2022)

  • A Ashworth and J Horder, Principles of Criminal Law (10th edn, Oxford UP 2022)

  • J Herring, Criminal Law (13th edn Macmillan International Higher Education 2023)

  • M S Namor, Explanation of the Penal Law Private Section: Part II Crimes Fund (Arabic ed., 6th ed., Daralthaqafa 2018).

  • K Al-Saeed, Explanation of Penal Code: Crimes Against Fund (Arabic edn, 3rd edn, Daralthaqafa 2014)

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