compensation order


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compensation order

n
(Law) (in Britain) the requirement of a court that an offender pay compensation for injury, loss, or damage resulting from an offence, either in preference to or as well as a fine
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Judge David Wynn Morgan said thousands of people supported their families without defrauding other taxpayers and sentenced Owen to a two-year rehabilitation programme but ordered him to return for the compensation order to be fixed.
But last week lifeboat crewman Donald Grant avoided jail and was handed a compensation order for pounds 2000 after he pleaded guilty to making a hoax call.
04 through a compensation order, having already repaid pounds 6,169.
The magistrates imposed a compensation order for pounds 500 with pounds 55 court costs.
However, he did not make a compensation order for the boy's injuries.
After hearing she'd paid back pounds 1900, she imposed a compensation order for the remaining pounds 2597.
He was ordered to pay costs of pounds 800 with an pounds 80 compensation order for the victim.
As well as the compensation order, Morgan (24) of Tenterfields, Halesowen, was ordered to 160 hours community service after he pleaded guilty to carrying out the assault in February.
You must go to prison, plus be given a compensation order, even if it took them their whole lifetime to pay it.
Since the compensation order was made 18 months ago, no money had been paid, despite the fact that many payments had been agreed.
But I think it wholly inappropriate that I should make a compensation order given that they brought this very much upon themselves.
Judge Michael Farmer QC, as well as sending him to jail, granted a compensation order in the sum of pounds 100,000 in favour of his former employers and ordered him to pay pounds 13,000 prosecution costs.
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