indictable


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in·dict·a·ble

 (ĭn-dī′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being indicted: Evidence suggested that the official was indictable for the crime.
2. Making one liable to indictment: an indictable offense.

indictable

(ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl)
adj
1. (Law) (of a person) liable to be indicted
2. (Law) (of a crime) that makes a person liable to be indicted
inˈdictably adv

in•dict•a•ble

(ɪnˈdaɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. subject to being indicted.
2. making a person liable to indictment: an indictable offense.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indictable - liable to be accused, or cause for such liability; "the suspect was chargeable"; "an indictable offense"
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
Translations

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbl] ADJ indictable offencedelito m procesable

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl] adj [person] → passible de poursuites
indictable offence → délit m tombant sous le coup de la loi

indictable

adj offencestrafbar; personstrafrechtlich verfolgbar

indictable

[ɪnˈdaɪtəbl] adj (Law) indictable offencereato perseguibile a norma di legge
References in classic literature ?
I don't wish to hold out any threats, sir--indeed the law does not allow of threats, for to threaten is an indictable offence--but if ever you do that again, take care you're not sat upon by the coroner and buried in a cross road before you wake.
The law is in section 24A of Police and Criminal Evidence Act, 1984 (PACE) and according to the law, anyone can arrest a person committing an indictable offence.
The 31-year-old has also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence in connection to a separate incident that allegedly took place in Crewe on Tuesday, November 21.
Mr Poppett said: "The grievous bodily harm matter is indictable only and can only be dealt with by your colleagues at the crown court.
John Perera, chair of the bench, said: "This is an indictable only offence and you will go to the crown court.
Clarke of Ryde Avenue, Nuneaton, is charged with two counts of false imprisonment, one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and two counts of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause an indictable offence.
This also means that dangerous driving will now become an indictable offence and heard in the Supreme Court, better reflecting the seriousness of the offence.
Under an official target, 80% of indictable decisions on cases to be court were heard before a crown supposed to be made within 180 days.
James Long, prosecuting on that occasion, said the case was indictable only so must be sent to Newcastle Crown Court.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson Naeem-ul-Haq on Thursday said that nurturing discord and strife among state institutions is indictable and Supreme Court (SC) must bring the 'show runners' in the grip of law.
Mair denies Mrs Cox's murder, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon - a dagger.
d ed murder, i f He is charged with grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon.