Property Offences deals authoritatively and comprehensively with all aspects of the criminal law relating to property. It contains detailed analysis of the elements of each offence as well as a consideration of the underlying principles of the civil law relating to property, without which property offences are frequently misunderstood. Designed as a practical working tool, it is invaluable as a means of understanding the details of property offences and of predicting how courts are likely to respond to areas of difficulty which arise in practice. Comprehensive reference source on a difficult area of the law. Written by one of Britain's most eminent criminal lawyers. Provides examples of cases from other jurisdictions such as Australia and New Zealand.