Criminal Offense

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A crime punishable under the statutes of a jurisdicition with fines, imprisonment, or death
Types range in severity from felonies—from class 1 (worst) to class 6—and the lesser misdemeanor
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18] While the traditional UCR Summary Reporting System [19] tracks only eight criminal offenses (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson), the new UCR National Incident Based Reporting System [20] (NIBRS) tracks 46 criminal offenses in 22 categories, including crimes perpetrated using computers.
Many States have enacted legislation permitting law enforcement to investigate and charge defendants wearing, using, or possessing body armor with substantive criminal offenses.
The letter states, "A violation of this prohibition is made a criminal offense under Section 145 of the New York Banking Law.
Instructions were given today to the Police to launch a criminal investigation into possible criminal offenses in connection with leaking confidential CBC documents, forging documents and deceiving members of the Board, in addition to any other offenses involving the above persons or any other third parties," Rikkos Erotokritou, Deputy Attorney General, told a press conference.
Obstructing the activities of a religious organization or the holding of a religious ceremony would also be a criminal offense, punishable by a 300,000 ruble ($9,000) fine and/or up to three months behind bars.
4% in Gaza Strip - were victims of criminal offenses during fourth quarter of 2012, according to a survey published Tuesday by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
They also had increased risks of physical abuse and referral to the juvenile justice system for theft and other criminal offenses.
London -- The United Kingdom is considering a new criminal offense aimed at parents who force their children into arranged marriages.
Gay sex remains a criminal offense punishable by imprisonment on every Air Force, Marine, Army, Navy, and Coast Guard base in the country, including in the U.
The two most common types of infractions the office sees involve practitioners who are delinquent in filing or paying their personal income or payroll taxes, and those practitioners convicted of a criminal offense.
Slander in contrast was only treated as a criminal offense when special damages were claimed for imputing to the victim a crime or loathsome disease, or disparaging his or her trade.
He notes that "in almost half the states, consensual sex between two men remains a criminal offense.