Theft of services
Nature: Theft of service is knowingly obtaining or disposing of services which are only available for compensation by deception, threat or other means of avoiding payment is theft of services. When payment of services is normally paid upon receipt, such as hotels or restaurants, absconding without payment or making provision to pay is evidence of theft of the service.
Counter Claim: Refusing to pay for services which are honestly believed to be poor in quality is not a crime.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET