indictable offence


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indictable offence

an offence is indictable if it itself may be tried on indictment or is triable either way. See SUMMARY OFFENCE.
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Rape is an indictable offence, which can only be heard in the crown court.
Stephen Bennett, 51, and Edward Bennett, 46, appeared at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court on Saturday to face charges of attempted murder and of possessing a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Among those arrested was a Hamilton police officer, who was charged with breach of trust, conspiracy to commit and indictable offence, participating in activities of a criminal organization, Ramer revealed.
Stephen Bennett, 51, and Edward Bennett, 46, appeared at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court yesterday to face charges of attempted murder and of possessing a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Mr Alberici, of Passfield Road, Lea Hall, is now in line to receive thousands of pounds in compensation after being wrongly convicted of conspiracy to rob, taking a conveyance, possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon.
Kevin Cobb (37), faced a further charge of unlawfully administering an overpowering drug to commit an indictable offence on a 34-year-old woman when he appeared at Woking Magistrates' Court in Surrey.
In 2002, 481,200 people were found guilty of, or cautioned for, an indictable offence in England and Wales.
It is an indictable offence to sell any product that tells a lie about itself.
Shire pleaded guilty to the charges of Uttering Forged Documents and Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence.
The 27-year-old, originally from Co Tyrone, denies charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and attempted choking with intent to commit an indictable offence.
The latest statistics, from 2012/13, show that 27 per cent of offenders convicted of an indictable offence - one which carries a prison sentence - are immediately jailed.
Six Birmingham men were all charged by police with conspiracy to commit kidnap, conspiracy to commit blackmail and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.