|210||Title:||THEFT ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||18A||Heading:||Obtaining services by deception||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) A person who by any deception (whether or not such deception was the sole or main inducement) dishonestly obtains services from another shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction upon indictment to imprisonment for 10 years.
(2) It is an obtaining of services where the other is induced to confer a benefit by doing some act, or causing or permitting some act to be done, on the understanding that the benefit has been or will be paid for.
(3) For the purposes of this section, "deception" (欺騙手段) has the same meaning as in section 17.