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Felony in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of felony.

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  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Work
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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English Legal System: Felony

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Felony :

Formerly, an offence more serious than a *misdemeanour. Since 1967 the term has been abandoned (although it is retained in pre-1967 statutes that are still in force) and the law formerly relating to misdemeanours now applies to felonies.

See also arrestable offence; indictable offence; summary offence.



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  • Description: Felony in Law EnforcementMain Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law [...]



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