absolute discharge

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absolute discharge

after conviction for an offence that is not punished by a fixed sentence, a court may decide punishment is not required and allow the convicted person to go free of penalty.
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She was fined and sentenced to six months conditional discharge.
Christopher Paul Shaw, 37, of Hartington Road, Stockton, given a 12-month conditional discharge, made subject to a restraining order, fined PS60 and ordered to pay PS50 compensation and PS30 costs for assault and breaching a conditional discharge.
He was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay PS40 court costs and a PS20 victim surcharge.
Breach of conditional discharge, theft and failing to surrender to custody.
Found guilty and given a 12-month conditional discharge.
He was given credit for four days served and sentenced to six months conditional discharge. He was fined.
Matthew Keith Dunn, 23, of Grenville Road, Thornaby, given an 18-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS20 charges for criminal damage.
Jamie Found, aged 18, of Woodclose Avenue, Coundon, Coventry, criminal damage to a taxi door, conditional discharge for 12 months and ordered to pay pounds 200 compensation.
Geoffrey Mark Ball, 45, of Carlow Street, Middlesbrough, given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay PS20 in charges for assaulting a police officer.
Anthony Crosbie, 25, of Woodland Road, Walton, possession of cannabis and cocaine and breach conditional discharge, community order with 40 hours intensive unpaid work and pounds 85 costs.
THE following cases were heard at Cardiff Magistrates' Court: Phillip John Brady, 42, of Drawlings Close, St Mellons, Cardiff, was given a conditional discharge of 12 months after pleading guilty to possessing cannabis and amphetamines.
Stephen Philip Griffin, 24, of Coombe Avenue, Binley, Coventry, theft to the value of pounds 160 and failing to comply with a restraining order, fined pounds 50 and conditional discharge for 18 months.

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