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indictable in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindictablein‧dict‧a‧ble /ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl/ adjective especially American English law  SCLan indictable offence is one for which you can be indicted
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indictableThis is an indictable offence which carries a two years' prison sentence.Facts: convicted of robbery and possessing a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.Ranganathan asserts that releasing a book without an index should be an indictable offence.In 1989 they were charged with indictable offences relating to the escape.Therefore 83 percent of those found guilty of, or cautioned for, indictable offences were male and 17 percent female.The unit costs used in assessing expenditure needs for indictable offences were reduced overall during the three year period.It may well be that indoctrination in the techniques of terror to destroy the Government would be indictable under either statute.That murder is indictable under our laws, just like that murder on the cruise ship, Achille Lauro.