163 Trial for embezzlement—verdict of
Where, on the trial of any person for embezzlement, or the
fraudulent application, or disposition, of property as a clerk, or servant, or
person employed in the Public Service, it appears that the person obtained the
property in such manner as to amount in law to larceny, the jury may acquit
the person of the offence charged, and find the person guilty of larceny, or
of larceny as such clerk, servant, or person, as the case may be, and the
person shall be liable to punishment accordingly.