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conditional discharge

[kəndish′ənəl]
a specified leave of absence or liberty from a psychiatric hospital in which certain behaviors are expected from the patient and the original commitment order remains in effect. It may be referred to as a pass or temporary absence.
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Received a 12-month conditional discharge after pleading guilty to the theft of chocolate to the value of pounds 15 from Hotel Chocolat on November 4 last year.
He was given a two-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay pounds 100 costs.
He was given a 24-month conditional discharge with costs of pounds 193.

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