first offense


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first offense

noun first charge, first crime, first crimmnal violation, first violation
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The first offense was overlooked on the assumption that monsieur acted through ignorance, but this affair shall not be overlooked.
Violators caught smoking in public areas will be fined P500 to P1,000 for the first offense, P1,000 to P5,000 for the second offense, and P5,000 to P10,000 for the third offense.
According to the new Cabinet decision, for the first offense, the car would be impounded for 15 days, the driver would be fined SR20,000 and would be referred to court to determine the jail sentence.
While this may not seem too bad, the first offense could actually end up costing more than $1,000.
Previously, a first offense was charged only as a misdemeanor.
Fining those who fail to license their animals, with a $200 fine for a first offense, $500 for a second offense and loss of animal for third offense.
It also found that 29 percent of those whose first offense was theft or violation of the stimulant drug control law committed the same crime again, as did 21 percent of those whose first offense was violence and bodily injury.
Fines for improper use of "safe and sane" fireworks are being raised to $500 for a first offense, $1,000 for a second and $2,500 for a third.
Violators face a penalty of US$250 for a first offense and up to US$2,000 for repeat violations.
a 2 year suspension for a first offense, and a lifetime ban for a second offense).
Violators face up to five years in prison for a first offense, 10 for subsequent offenses.
The first offense requires students get drug or alcohol awareness counseling.