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pa·role

(pă-rōl'),
In psychiatry, term for conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

[pərōl′]
(in psychiatry) a system of supervision of a patient who has been physically released from a hospital setting but is still listed as an inpatient and may be returned to the hospital without further court action. Also called leave.

pa·role

(pă-rōl')
In psychiatry, conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

(pa-rol') [Fr. parole, short for parole d'honneur, word of honor]
1. In psychiatry, the release of a patient from the hospital on a trial basis.
2. In the criminal justice system, the release of an prisoner to monitored life in society at large. Synonym: community supervision
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for Offenders Sentenced Before and After the Standard Non-Parole Period Legislation, 19 JUD.
111) The only high-level organiser convicted to date, who was exposed to the eight-year mandatory minimum because his 'conduct gave rise to a danger of death or serious harm', (112) was sentenced to 14 years with a non-parole period of nine-and-a-half years in October 2012.
The Court upheld the appeal and resentenced Mr Besim to 14 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 10 years and 6 months.
On 26 May 2017, 29-year-old Melissa Jade Higgins was sentenced by the New South Wales District Court to 7 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 4 years for fraudulently claiming $3,646,269.
The 35-year-old's lawyers lodged three appeals over two convictions and a recent ruling that increased his non-parole period to 43 years.
In the District Court, the defendants were sentenced to a maximum 12 years jail, with a non-parole period of 7 and half years for McIvor and seven years for Tanuchit.
Murdoch is serving a life sentence with a minimum non-parole period of 28 years for murdering Mr Falconio, of Hepworth, on a remote stretch of highway near Barrow Creek, about 200 miles north of Alice Springs, on July 14, 2001.
On 3 August 2016, a man from Adelaide was found guilty and sentenced to 4 years and 9 months imprisonment, to serve a non-parole period of 2 years and 6 months, for multiple counts of fraud, dishonestly obtaining a benefit and identity theft.
The 43-year-old is already serving life with a non-parole period for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill in 2013.
In New Zealand life imprisonment means a minimum of 10 years in prison, but a judge can also impose a longer non-parole period.
A non-parole period now cannot be fixed as part of a combined order meaning offenders must serve their full term of imprisonment before beginning their CCO.
In his 45-minute address, Justice Nettle said he had decided to impose a non-parole period of 35 years for Bayley to give him some incentive to try to rehabilitate himself in prison and he considered his guilty plea reflected some small degree of remorse.

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