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.
* indictable offences, which are the most serious types;
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.
James Nearey, prosecuting, said the offences are indictable and must be dealt with by the crown court.
District Judge Stephen Earl said: "One of these oences is indictable only, so that will go to the crown court and drag the other oence, which is either way, with it.
He denied attempting to murder Andrew Hall on that date in Springbank Road and a third offence of having a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, namely murder.
Declining jurisdiction, chairing magistrate Malcolm Grady said: "Some of the matters in court are indictable only and they can only be heard at the crown court."
The 27-year-old, originally from Co Tyrone, denies charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and attempted choking with intent to commit an indictable offence.
He was also charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "A 19-year-old Wolverhampton man is due to appear before Walsall magistrates this morning charged with three offences of attempted murder and being in possession of a firearm, with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Indictable offences heard in the Crown Court attract unlimited financial penalties and up to two years imprisonment.