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In the UK, there is no lower limit on a threshold on “theft by finding”, and indeed in a recent case in the UK a woman ended up with a criminal record and a conditional discharge for not handing in £20 she found on the floor. The general advice for the UK tends to be to either hand it in immediately - either at a police station, or if you found it within an ...


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Scotland: Duty of finder - Section 67 of the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982 no threshold is stated, by non compliance fine of £ 50 Northern Ireland: Cash If you find cash, please hand this into your nearest police station. Cash that is not reunited with the owner is donated to charity. England: The item I've found is of low value or can't be ...


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