Some articles on offence, offences:

Sexual Offences Act 1956 - The Act Today - Penalties
37 gives effect to Schedule 2 to the Act, which sets out the penalties for the above offences ... is imprisonment for three months for a first offence, or six months "for an offence committed after a previous conviction" for any of those offences ... The maximum sentence for the offence under section 33A is six months in the magistrates' court, or seven years in the Crown Court ...
Cognizable Offence
... in criminal justice system of India, a cognizable offence is a criminal offence in which the police is empowered to register an FIR, investigate, and arrest an accused without a ... A non-cognizable offence is an offence in which police can neither register an FIR, investigate, nor effect arrest without the express permission or directions from the court ...
Criminal Code Section 342 - Section 342.1
... or someone who is involved in computer related offences ... or indirectly, a computer system with intent to commit an offence under paragraph (a) or (b) or an offence under section 430 in relation to data or a computer ...
Criminal Code Section 342 - Section 342.2
... of any instruments that is intended for committing offence under section 342.1 is illegal ... or any component thereof, the design of which renders it primarily useful for committing an offence under section 342.1, under circumstances that give rise to a ...

More definitions of "offence":

  • (noun): The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.
    Synonyms: offense
  • (noun): A feeling of anger caused by being offended.
    Example: "He took offence at my question"
    Synonyms: umbrage, offense

Famous quotes containing the word offence:

    Isabella. Yet show some pity.
    Angelo. I show it most of all when I show justice;
    For then I pity those I do not know,
    Which a dismissed offence would after gall.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It breedeth no small offence and scandal to see and consider upon the one part the curiosity and cost bestowed by all sorts of men upon their private houses; and on the other part the unclean and negligent order and spare keeping of the houses of prayer by permitting open decays and ruins of coverings of walls and windows, and by appointing unmeet and unseemly tables with foul cloths for the communion of the sacrament.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

    Without, or with, offence to friends or foes,
    I sketch your world exactly as it goes.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)