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Computer Misuse Act 1990 Productions

14 January 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Computer Misuse Act 1990 Productions

Computer Misuse Act 1990 : charges reported 2002-03 to 2011-12 which were prosecuted









Outcome



Type of trial

Charge

Conviction

No Conviction

No Further Action

Ongoing

Total

Jury trial

Computer Misuse Act 1990 S1 - Unauthorised access

1

2



2

5



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised act impairing operation of computer inc prevent or hinder access or program or data reliability







2

2



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised Modification

1

1





2

Non jury trial - (sheriff court)

Computer Misuse Act 1990 S1 - Unauthorised access

17

9

3

1

30



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised act impairing operation of computer inc prevent or hinder access or program or data reliability

2



1

1

4



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised Modification

1







1

Total



22

12

4

6

44

Note: the above table provides number of charges rather than number of cases and it is possible that two or more charges featured in the same case

Computer Misuse Act 1990 : charges reported 2002-03 to 2011-12 which were prosecuted and convicted









Disposal



Type of trial

Charge

Imprisonment

Community service order

Fine

Compensation

Admonished

Total

Jury trial

Computer Misuse Act 1990 S1 - Unauthorised access

1









1



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised Modification





1





1

Non jury trial - (sheriff court)

Computer Misuse Act 1990 S1 - Unauthorised access



9

3



5

17



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised act impairing operation of computer inc prevent or hinder access or program or data reliability





1



1

2



Computer Misuse Act 1990 S3 - Unauthorised Modification







1



1

Total



1

9

5

1

6

22



































Note: the above table provides number of charges rather than number of cases and it is possible that two or more charges featured in the same case