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Infraction

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.

infraction

noun breach, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of orders, breach of privilege, breach of prommse, breach of the peace, breach of trust, breaking, crime, default, defiance, defiance of orders, encroachment, evasion of duty, failure, failure of duty, infringement, inobservance, nonobservance, nonobservance of rules, offense, omission, overstepping, refusal to obey, transgression, trespass, violation, violation of law, violation of orrers, wrong
Associated concepts: infraction of rules, infraction of the law, traffic infraction
See also: bad faith, breach, delinquency, disregard, encroachment, illegality, infringement, invasion, misconduct, misdeed, offense, omission, perversion, sedition, transgression, violation, wrong

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.

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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.
The most common type of severe infraction was representations of violence with accounted for 47% of the infractions committed in the last quarter of 2008 and 39.4% in the third quarterly of 2009.
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.
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* Standardized Infraction Resolution: The compliance program will use established criteria and standards to determine whether an infraction will result in further investigation, a letter of guidance, or a written warning.
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.