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resetin Scots criminal law, the possession of property dishonestly appropriated by another, for example by theft, knowing it to have been so obtained and intending that the owner should be deprived of it. It may be committed by being privy to the retention of the property from the true owner. A wife, in Scotland, cannot be charged in respect of goods brought in by her husband unless she has taken an active part in trading in the goods.
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