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Old 09-12-2019, 06:46 PM
Ynnad is offline
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On an unrelated issue, I was just looking up conversion last month, and couldn't find anything in my state criminal law. I asked my lawyer, who practiced in my state, and has since moved to another state (prosecutor), and she'd never heard of it. Evidently conversion is not a crime in vic.aus or nsw.aus. I'd only come across the description in old general accounting texts, not local criminal law.

Not making a point, just a curious observation.
Generally, in common law jurisdictions, conversion is a civil tort and not a criminal offense. However the common law world is rather large. I wouldn't be surprised if some jurisdiction somewhere had a criminal offense called conversion.