conditional discharge


conditional discharge
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  • conditional discharge — noun A court order whereby an offender is not sentenced for an offence unless he or she commits a further offence within a given period • • • Main Entry: ↑condition * * * conditional discharge UK US noun [countable] [singular conditional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conditional discharge — conditional discharges N COUNT: usu sing If someone who is convicted of an offence is given a conditional discharge by a court, they are not punished unless they later commit a further offence. [BRIT, LEGAL] …   English dictionary

  • Conditional discharge — A conditional discharge is a sentence passed by a court whereby the defendant is not punished provided he or she complies with certain conditions. An absolute discharge is unconditional: in some jurisdictions, where no conditions are imposed at… …   Wikipedia

  • conditional discharge — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms conditional discharge : singular conditional discharge plural conditional discharges legal a judgment given by a court of law in which someone who has committed a crime will not be punished if they obey… …   English dictionary

  • conditional discharge — con.ditional discharge n [C usually singular] a judgment made by a court that allows someone who has done something illegal not to be punished if they obey rules set by the court …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conditional discharge — con,ditional discharge noun count a judgment given by a court of law in which someone who has committed a crime will not be punished if they obey particular conditions and rules …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conditional discharge — A probationary discharge of a person confined in a state hospital or asylum for the insane. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins Per § 50 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • conditional discharge — ➡ punishment * * * …   Universalium

  • conditional discharge — noun an order made by a criminal court whereby an offender will not be sentenced for an offence unless a further offence is committed within a stated period …   English new terms dictionary

  • conditional discharge — noun (countable usually singular) a judgement made by a court that allows someone who has done something illegal not to be punished as long as they obey rules set by the court …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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