Elements of the crime of dealing with expired goods (comparative study).

Abstract

The crime of dealing with expired goods is defined as deceptive behavior committed by the supplier or the advertiser regarding expired goods in order to mislead the consumer and obtain illegal gain. This crime is regarded as an economic crime by which criminal tries to give a misleading form about goods shelf life and then dealing with it and provide the consumer with it.This crime has many social and economic risks, which cause harm to the consumer economically and health, and destabilize confidence in the validity of the goods supplied to them, which negatively affects the economy of countries.The special element of the crime from the place of the crime is (an expired commodity), and the fact that the material corner of the crime of dealing with expired goods is sufficient for the occurrence of positive criminal behavior is the sale, show or advertising expired goods or Hide, change, remove or misrepresent the expiry date or repackage expired products in containers, and covers that carry a different authority to the truth and misleading the consumer without requiring waiting for the achievement of a material result of its occurrence. While the moral corner of the crime is sufficient to provide the general intent of knowledge and will of the perpetrator without requiring special intent.