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Conviction in United Kingdom

Definition of Conviction

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Conviction :

1. (for the purposes of the Bail Act 1976) In criminal proceedings, a finding of *guilty, or an acquittal on the ground of insanity. In a magistrates’ court, a finding that the accused carried out the act for which he was charged (See summary conviction).

2. (for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) Any finding (except one of insanity), either in criminal proceedings or in care proceedings, that a person has committed an offence or carried out the act for which he was charged.

See also spent convictio

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  • Article Name: Conviction
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Conviction In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Conviction : 1. (for the [...]

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