HyperDic: regulatory_offence

English > 1 sense of the expression regulatory offence:
NOUNactregulatory offence, statutory offense, statutory offence, regulatory offensecrimes created by statutes and not by common ... / common law
English > regulatory offence: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningcrimes created by statutes and not by common ... / common law.
Synonymsstatutory offense, statutory offence, regulatory offense
NarrowerbigamyThe offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred
sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offenseA statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law

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