serious crime

ernstige misdaad (met een zware straf)

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • serious crime — For purpose of determining right to jury trial, crimes carrying more than six month sentences are serious crimes and those carrying less are petty crimes. Maita v. Whitmore, C.A.Cal., 508 F.2d 143, 145. See felony …   Black's law dictionary

  • serious crime — heinous offense, crime which bears a heavy punishment, cruel offense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Serious Crime Act 2007 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Serious Crime Act 2007 parliament=Parliament of the United Kingdom long title=An Act to make provision about serious crime prevention orders; to create offences in respect of the encouragement or assistance of… …   Wikipedia

  • Homicide and Serious Crime Command — The Homicide and Serious Crime Command is an Operational Command Unit of the Metropolitan Police responsible for the investigation of homicide and other serious crimes in London. [http://www.met.police.uk/scd/specialist units/homicide.htm] Most… …   Wikipedia

  • West Midlands Serious Crime Squad — The West Midlands Serious Crime Squad was a police unit in the English West Midlands which operated from 1974 to 1989. It was disbanded after an investigation into allegations against some of its officers of incompetence and abuses of… …   Wikipedia

  • crime — W2S2 [kraım] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Latin; Origin: crimen judgment, accusation, crime ] 1.) [U] illegal activities in general ▪ We moved here ten years ago because there was very little crime. ▪ Women commit far less crime than men. ▪ Police… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crime — / krīm/ n [Middle French, from Latin crimen fault, accusation, crime] 1: conduct that is prohibited and has a specific punishment (as incarceration or fine) prescribed by public law compare delict, tort 2: an offense against public law …   Law dictionary

  • serious — I (devoted) adjective ardent, assiduous, decided, dedicated, determined, devout, dogged, dutiful, eager, earnest, faithful, fervent, firm, fixed, intent, loyal, passionate, purposeful, relentless, resolute, resolved, settled, sincere, steadfast,… …   Law dictionary

  • Crime in India — Crime is present in various forms in India. Organized crime include drug trafficking, gunrunning, money laundering, extortion, murder for hire, fraud, human trafficking and poaching. Many criminal operations engage in black marketeering,… …   Wikipedia

  • crime — [kraɪm] noun LAW 1. [countable] a dishonest or immoral action that can be punished by law: • Insider trading is a crime here and in the U.S. 2. [uncountable] illegal activities in general: • We moved here ten years ago because there was very… …   Financial and business terms

  • crime — [ kraım ] noun *** 1. ) count an illegal activity or action: commit a crime (=do something illegal): She was unaware that she had committed a crime. the scene of a crime (=where it happened): There were no apparent clues at the scene of the crime …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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