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misdemeanour

(US), misdemeanor
Criminal law (formerly) an offence generally less heinous than a felony and which until 1967 involved a different form of trial
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We do not want any more passports to be physically given to the prosecution in such misdemeanours ...
The list of misdemeanours is limited to certain minor offences including bounced cheques [up to Dh200,000], failing to pay for food, car rent or room rent [up to Dh50,000], defamation and cursing [excluding government sector employees], attempted suicide and disturbing victims through the use of telecommunication systems.
However, the misdemeanours court acquitted the Emirati of the charges of being violent and using force to resist police orders when officers told him to get out of the courtroom.
So David Cameron should direct his ministers to examine every law and regulation, and if any are based on the same (punish the many because of the misdemeanours of the few) concept then they should repealed, the same directive should go out to all local and regional governments.
WALLABY utility back Andrew Walker is hoping for one last chance today when his agent Wayne Beavis meets officials from the ACT Brumbies on Friday to discuss his latest misdemeanour - crashing his car while three times over the drink drive limit in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Dubai: A man accused of threatening to kill a married woman and her husband will be tried before the Dubai Misdemeanours Court.
Prosecutors then charged the couple with having consensual sex and referred them to the Dubai Misdemeanours Court.
The Court of Misdemeanours had on Tuesday ruled that it had no jurisdiction in the case, which was appealed by the public prosecution.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Public Prosecution has referred 11 people who have been detained at Al Qusais police station to the Court of First Instance and the Court of Misdemeanours to stand trial in two cases.
All the defendants have pleaded not guilty before the Misdemeanours Court.
The Dubai Appeals Court granted bail to Al Boom on the same conditions that were set by the Dubai Misdemeanours Court earlier.