criminal suit

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Noun1.criminal suit - a lawsuit alleging violations of criminal law by the defendant
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Cognizable and non-bail able offence (section 66-74) and May punished more than 3 years imprisonment or one hundred thousand fines or both in criminal suit and plaintiff can suit for damages and compensation in civil suit.
Stating that he might also bring a criminal suit based on Article 122 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) -- which criminalizes discrimination based on race, language, religion, sex, politics, philosophical belief and differences of opinion -- E.
Based on the Article 58 of the Criminal Procedures Law of 1991 and in keeping with the spirit of national consensus, the minister approved the appeal and dropped the criminal suit against Al-Mahdi, the state SUNA news agency quoted chief of the State Security Prosecution Yasser Ahmad Mohammad as saying.
Penguin, India, took this book on knowing that it would stir anger in the Hindutva ranks, and they defended it in the courts for four years, both as a civil and as a criminal suit.
A statement from Peru's state prosecution service released after the hearing said: "The Callao state prosecutor's office has filed a criminal suit before the courts against Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid as suspected authors of a crime of drugs trafficking using transport.
While declaring Islam's degree fake the apex court directed the authorities to establish a criminal suit against him.
However, Uralchem re-filed its case as a criminal suit in Samara, triggering an ongoing investigation by the Russian Prosecutor's Office.
The company will pay $92 million as penalty for the criminal suit and $45 million in civil damages to the U.
After these developments, highly damaging to the MFCU, and within two hours after I testified on behalf of my wife before the state Legislative Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, the AG and the MFCU in apparent desperation filed a criminal suit against my wife.
Generally speaking, if documents in a criminal suit have been released on YouTube and to the public, then that is a .
The criminal suit can result in a jail sentence whereas the civil lawsuit s main purpose is winning monetary damages against a defendant.
Its investigation is a civil suit not a criminal suit which means that the death of the individual concerned does not end potential proceedings.