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Violation or infringement; breach of a statute, contract, or obligation.

The term infraction is frequently used in reference to the violation of a particular statute for which the penalty is minor, such as a parking infraction.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

INFRACTION. The breach of a law or agreement; the violation of a compact. In the French law this is the generic expression to designate all actions which are punishable by the code of France.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It may not concern business or professional secrets, or documents linked to a company's programme (which has provided, in exchange, information on the infraction) or on clauses of the regulation of the breach, or on preliminary examinations, because this could compromise the efficiency of the infraction procedure.
If allowed by policy, officers should leave the infraction number up to the shift supervisor to fill in.
Traffic hearing officers shall have the power to accept pleas from defendants, hear and rule upon motions, decide whether a defendant has committed an infraction, and adjudicate or withhold adjudication in the same manner as a county court judge with regard to all traffic and boating noncriminal violations.
Although the entire disposition process should be completed within 72 hours of the infraction, that is not always the case.
Specialists have the technological capacity to monitor all potential infractions no matter where they are located across the Internet.
"There are actually three levels of infractions with applicable sanctions for each, and practitioners that have been denied participation in the IRS e-file program have the right to an administrative review and may submit further consideration to the Office of Appeals, as appropriate."
The number of infractions committed by the other team primarily affects the benefits of committing an infraction, not the cost of being assessed a penalty.
Therefore, the Acad must diligently seek out and enforce its copyright, regardless of the size of the infraction.
This imposition of two penalties, one against the contractor and one against the owner, for the same infraction, is now being challenged in the New York State Supreme Court.
Parallelement, les conducteurs perdent des points a chaque infraction commise.