civil penalties

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civil penalties

n. fines or surcharges imposed by a governmental agency to enforce regulations such as late payment of taxes, failure to obtain a permit, etc.

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She also ordered a civil penalty of $12,100 against the prosecutor and $14,070 in fees.
The Department of Justice announced that General Electric (GE) will pay a civil penalty of $1.5B under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, or FIRREA, to resolve claims involving subprime residential mortgage loans originated by WMC Mortgage, a GE subsidiary.
A willful violation may be subject to a civil penalty of up to $250,000.
In keeping with the holding of In re Civil Penalty, individual panels of the North Carolina Court of Appeals cannot disregard existing precedent just because the panel believes it improperly narrowed or distinguished another earlier precedent, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has held.
The proceeds of the penalties collected go to the North Carolina Civil Penalty and Forfeiture Fund to benefit North Carolina's public schools.
The initial civil penalty was set at almost $4 million.
Will you be introducing your civil penalty bill again?
She said the revising of the civil penalty notice to PS30,000 was "to stop landlords who flout the law" and to recognise they have "a duty to provide good quality private rented accommodation." She added: "They need to start taking this seriously."
A driver or haulier served with a civil penalty notice can lodge an objection or appeal against it.
The $483 million Qualstar Credit Union in Redmond Wash., got the highest civil penalty of $2,509, followed by the $126 million Malheur Credit Union in Ontario, Oreg., that received a $1,293 civil penalty and the $78 million Weyco Community Credit Union in Plymouth, N.C.