Definition of 'criminal offence'
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Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But detectives say other suspects have been convicted for criminal offences or immigration breaches.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We can't be retrospectively convicted of criminal offences.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Those who are convicted of a criminal offence overseas could be barred from their companies in Britain.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Queen accepted the resignations of three members after they were convicted of criminal offences.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The first bankers to be convicted of criminal offences linked to the Irish financial crisis have avoided jail.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Some lawyers and academics say that the Army should no longer have the power to convict soldiers for criminal offences.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There was no evidence of any particular harm to his children other than the obvious embarrassment of their father having been convicted of a criminal offence.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Immigrants convicted of serious criminal offences could be barred from citizenship and those found guilty of minor crimes may face delays in having their applications processed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Had she been convicted of a criminal offence, the teenager could have struggled to realise her ambition of becoming a maths teacher.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He was to become the first Cabinet minister convicted of a criminal offence having stood down from office as soon as he was charged.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2008)
Their trade union says his actions constitute a criminal offence by inciting hatred, which carries a sentence of three to five years in prison.The Sun (2016)
The allegations against her are thought to be linked to the supply of drugs, although she has not been convicted of a criminal offence.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Definition of criminal offence from the Collins English Dictionary