Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary
The action of taking something for one’s own use, typically without the owner’s permission.
In relation to Theft, appropriation refers to any assumption by a person of the rights of an owner. This is defined in section 3(1) of the Theft Act 1968. The assumption of just one right is enough (R v Morris). It is a neutral act, which can be done with the consent of the owner (R v Gomez).
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