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Penal

Punishable; inflicting a punishment.

penal

adj. referring to criminality, as in defining "penal code" (the laws specifying crimes and punishment), or "penal institution" (a state prison or penitentiary confining convicted felons).

penal

adjective castigatory, containing a penalty, corrective, disciplinary, enacting punishment, inflictive, poenalis, prohibiting, punishing, punitive, relating to a penalty, retaliatory, retributive
Associated concepts: penal action, penal bond, penal law, penal ordinances, penal statute
Foreign phrases: In haeredes non solent transire actiones quae poenales ex maleficio sunt.Actions which are penal and which arise out of anything of criminal nature do not pass to the heirs.
See also: disciplinary, punitive

penal

relating to crime and punishment.

LAW, PENAL. One which inflicts a penalty for a violation of its enactment.

PENAL. That which may be punished; that which inflicts a punishment.

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Although the exact calculation performed by the BEN computer model is important for determining the adequacy of the ultimate penally assessed, it is quite complex and a complete description of the complicated mathematical steps performed by the computer is unnecessary for the purposes of this Note.
The Testo Unico della Finanza aims at correctly weighting these inconsistencies; by better ruling the continuous Corporate governance by one side, and by the other side, limiting penally relevant insider trading transactions only to the ones abusing of confidential data (52).
Scholars dispute whether it is possible to enforce the statute penally, since it is a civil law and not accompanied by any sanction.
The Royal Commission's military expert Medwyn Parry finds out more about the army training camp at Penally in Pembrokeshire which has been there since 1873.
Indeed, corporate bonds tend to be shorter in duration when issued compared to government bonds because of the penally higher yields demanded for longer dated issues, with the result that the weight of corporate bonds outstanding is relatively short in duration--generally under ten years unexpired.
Charles Darwin's Recipe Book, compiled by food authors Dusha Bateson and Weslie Janeway, contains recipes for Victorian favourites like broiled mushrooms and Penally Pudding.
Arguing that McKean had effectively directed jurors to shut their ears to all but that which he provided them, Hopkinson concluded that "if that justice's will had passed for law, all the gentlemen of the grand jury must have been the basest vassals to the judges and have been penally obliged, jurare in verba magistri, to have sworn in the direction or dictates of the judge .
Use of Uncounseled Misdemeanor Convictions to Enhance a Penally for a
Another is whether the use of monetary penalties provides an incentive to parents to pick up their children on time at a day care center or whether the penally, which is less than the cost of a baby sitter, will rather encourage parents to leave the children until it's more convenient to get them.
50) As Joseph Pugliese argues, lip sewing--a symbolic protest against silencing--should in fact be seen as a product of Australian culture: "we produce it legislatively, juridically, and penally.
The monopoly was achieved in the artificial creation of what is penally protected - when what is penally protected belongs to the state insofar as it was artificially created by the same.
Gross that the death penally has "increasingly become unusual," having "declined rapidly" in the last fifteen years, raising heightened Eighth Amendment concerns.