Originally Posted by Kumabjorn
And yet you have a thriving eBay in the UK, no?
If the law is written that way, and I know you know your UK laws, I would never dare buy anything used, not even things like used cars from authorized sellers, they migh have unwittingly bought a stolen (knicked?) car.
Yes, people do indeed get stolen cars which they have bought in good faith, confiscated from them.
But how could it be otherwise? You're not suggesting that the original owner, who has something stolen from him, no longer owns it, are you?