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They would remain criminal offences punishable by fines and prison sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was especially useful to sailors because mutiny was punishable by death. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Lying to police is a criminal offence punishable with a possible prison sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The crime was punishable by death. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Killing them is punishable by death. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet the law already makes such behaviour a crime, punishable by imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Government has since made acid attacks an offence punishable with life imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is an offence punishable by up to six months jail or a 1,000 fine. The Sun (2009)Assisted suicide is a crime punishable by up to 14 years in jail. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our increased knowledge of hygiene has transformed resignation and inaction in face of epidemic disease from a religious virtue to a justly punishable offence. Dyson, Freeman Infinite in All Directions (1989)Last year he passed a law making the spreading of separatist views a criminal offence punishable by five years in Jail. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He says that careless driving that causes loss of life should remain a punishable crime, but this is the very point. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In Camelot, the use of sorcery is punishable by death. The Sun (2009)In and of itself, this wasn't an offence punishable by death. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Each offence will be punishable by an unlimited fine in addition to, or instead of, imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They must prove only that the defendant has been indicted for a crime that is punishable in both countries by a sentence of at least 12 months. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Government's proposal to make careless driving punishable by a fixed penalty may be much more effective at saving lives than issuing more points for speeding. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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