Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act, 1976


5.—The Larceny Act, 1916 , is hereby amended by the substitution for section 23 of the following section:

“23. (1) A person is guilty of robbery if he steals, and immediately before or at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, he uses force on any person or puts or seeks to put any person in fear of being then and there subjected to force.

(2) A person guilty of robbery, or of an assault with intent to rob, shall be liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for life.”