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fine

a monetary penalty imposed in criminal matters. Itmaybe accepted in instalments, and in some cases, essentially based on means, the court may remit (extinguish) the fine. In the UK there are maximum levels of fines laid down for certain offences. Some levels are changed every so often in accord with the change in the value of money. There are sometimes statutory equivalent periods of imprisonment laid down for failure to pay fines.
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uThree nights' three-star bed and breakfast accommodation at the Romoli Hotel, Rome (upgrade to the Hotel Verona available for a supplement), return flights and transfers Tour highlights uA guided tour of historic Rome, including all the ancient sites uFree time for shopping, sightseeing, rest and relaxation in the city that invented la dolce vita, dressed in its festive finery uFully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Discover more on an escorted tour!
The horse is dressed with much of the family's finery, as are the girls, ready to participate in a parade.
Finery London ribbed knit top [euro]75, Levi's Redone 501 jeans [euro]100
4 days WAS from PS309 NOW from just PS239pp Christmas Markets Cruise On MS Marco Polo from Tilbury on 15 December 2013 An itinerary including the wonderful cities of Amsterdam and Ghent - dressed in their Yuletide finery, enjoy the atmosphere of Christmas, as well as wonderful evenings full of fun and entertainment on board Marco Polo.
Cruise 15 (4 nts) & 18 (3 nts) December 2013 A choice of itineraries including the wonderful cities of Amsterdam, Ghent and Antwerp - dressed in their Yuletide finery, enjoy the atmosphere of Christmas, as well as wonderful evenings full of fun and entertainment on board Marco Polo.
The Plate is a big race on Tyneside and it's always a very special day for Newcastle and for Newcastle people, who turn out in all their finery. That has never altered, which is nice to see.
You can show off your freaky Halloween finery at the Canal-O-Ween Parade Sunday in the city's Canal District.
Residents at Rhos Residential Home in Bodorgan, Anglesey celebrated the day by dressing up in their finery at a "wedding reception", with William Williams and Catherine Lloyd-Evans, who are both in their 90s, playing the royal couple themselves.
Round and golden, they are made from eggs, milk, and butter.The mascot of the celebration is usually a brightly dressed straw effigy of Lady Maslenitsa.As the culmination of the celebration, on Sunday evening, Lady Maslenitsa is stripped of her finery and put to the flames of a bonfire.
There are guest intros written for each of the featured photogs (our own Schmitty, Robb Collinson, Chris Atwood, Isaac McKay-Randozzi, and Justin Visser) but that's about the only writing you'll see, so it's good for a trip or two to the shitter and it can double as coffee table finery ...
Featuring old Papua New Guinea necklaces of human teeth and ivory nose-rings as well as the extravagant designer suits paraded in poor Congo by today's "sapeur" movement, a show opening Thursday in Paris revisits men's finery through the ages.
From their finery to their automobiles, they emanate an undeniable aura of opulence.