regulatory offence


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Noun1.regulatory offence - crimes created by statutes and not by common law
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault - a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
bigamy - the offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred
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He said in a written judgement, read out at the High Court in Liverpool: "The presence of one officer at the door to prevent escape of a 77-year-old person with significant heart complaint, facing a modest criminal sentence at best for breach of a regulatory offence in relation to his business would have been, in my judgment, a reasonable and proportionate restraint.
He said in a written judgement at the high court in Liverpool: "One officer at the door to prevent escape of a 77-year-old person with significant heart complaint, facing a modest criminal sentence at best for breach of a regulatory offence in relation to his business would have been, in my judgment, a reasonable and proportionate restraint.
9) It is therefore hard to take issue with the Law Reform Commission of Canada's prediction, made shortly before Sault Ste Marie, that "the regulatory offence .
And a source said: "If audiences and contestants can't understand her it is actually a regulatory offence.
V HUNDAL--THE REGULATORY OFFENCE CHARTER ANALYSIS IS
This "due diligence" defence is today written in to most regulatory offence legislation.
Furthermore, the report suggests that the interests of the people of Aberfan simply did not have any sway over policymakers and, according to laws in place at the time relating to corporate negligence, no regulatory offence was committed during the Aberfan Disaster because no miners were killed.
The burden of proof was too demanding, so somebody dreamed up this novel regulatory offence - and still hardly anyone gets caught.
This retaliatory discharge was a regulatory offence for which the maximum penalty was a $2000 fine against the employer.
Possession of small quantities may soon be a mere ticketable provincial regulatory offence, like consuming alcohol in public or jaywalking.
The recommendation was to make it a crime to interfere with the crew, not merely a regulatory offence under aviation law.
Misleading advertising would be an example of a regulatory offence or quasi-crime.

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