summary offence

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summary offence

an offence which is charged in a summary court and which accordingly attracts a lesser sentence. The summary court will not have a jury. In the UK such courts are found in the Magistrates Court and the Sheriff Court. See INDICTABLE OFFENCE.
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DATED this 30th day of June 2017 It is an offence to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection with an application or which you may be liable to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale on summary conviction.
It is an offence knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application and the maximum fine for which a person is liable on summary conviction for the offence is not exceeding PS5,000 Whittinghams, Solicitors, Bridgend
It is an offence knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application punishable on summary conviction by a maximum fine of PS5,000.
If, in any proceeding, matter or thing to which this Act applies, express provision has not been made in this Act or only partial provision has been made, the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to offences punishable on summary conviction apply, with the necessary changes and so far as applicable, as if its provisions were enacted in and formed part of this Act.
He said: "A person who commits one of the offences above is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [euro]5,000 or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months, or to both.
The First Nation has rules that would force the resignation had the chief been convicted of an indictable offence, but the Crown proceeded by summary conviction, so McArthur is not required to step down.
Consider that someone charged with a summary conviction offence in civilian court, such as Senator Patrick Brazeau, will enjoy all of these rights; so does someone appearing in a small claims court or in a traffic court.
On summary conviction, a fine of A[pounds sterling]2,500 with an additional daily fine of one-tenth of the maximum penalty on conviction of a continuing offence can be imposed for each unauthorized advertisement displayed.
Finally, each province has a provincial court for criminal matters, which could be called simply Provincial Court or Court of Justice; these provincial courts also typically serve as summary conviction courts.
uk Fax - 01824 706357/706051 It is an offense knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application and the maximum fine for which a person is liable on summary conviction for the offence is not exceeding pounds 5000.
Bill 7: An Act to Amend the Summary Conviction Procedures Act, which provides that a justice may enter a conviction and impose the specified penalty when a person fails to pay or appear is also in the mix.
As well, "Everyone who is an inmate of a common bawdy-house, is found, without lawful excuse, in a common bawdy-house, or as owner, landlord, lessor, tenant, occupier, agent or otherwise having charge or control of any place, knowingly permits the place or any part thereof to be let or used for the purposes of a common bawdyhouse, is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

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