What is offence?

  • (noun): A feeling of anger caused by being offended.
    Example: "He took offence at my question"
    Synonyms: umbrage, offense
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on offence, offences:

Criminal Code Section 342 - Section 342.2
... and possession of any instruments that is intended for committing offence under section 342.1 is illegal ... the design of which renders it primarily useful for committing an offence under section 342.1, under circumstances that give rise to a reasonable inference ...
Sexual Offences Act 1956 - The Act Today - Penalties
... Section 37 gives effect to Schedule 2 to the Act, which sets out the penalties for the above offences. 34, 35 and 36 the penalty 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 ...
Criminal Code Section 342 - Section 342.1
... charges for hacker or someone who is involved in computer related offences ... 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 system, or (d) uses, possesses, traffics in or ...
Cognizable Offence
... of Code of Criminal Procedure in criminal justice system of India, a cognizable offence is a criminal offence in which the police is empowered to register an FIR, investigate ... 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 ...

More definitions of "offence":

  • (noun): The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.
    Synonyms: offense

Famous quotes containing the word offence:

    Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 16:23.

    Said to Peter, who had suggested that Jesus not go into Jerusalem to meet his fate.

    A kind of Pythagorean terror, as though the irrationality of pi were an offence against the deity, not to mention his creature.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

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