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Summary offence

An offence that can be tried before magistrates (“summarily”) and does not have the right to a jury trial.

Explanation attempts (102)

29 Oct 2012 16:33
quote The main offence when more than one offence committed unquote
29 Oct 2012 17:27
quote A low level offence whereby a caution can be given unquote
29 Oct 2012 21:29
quote a description of what the person has been charged with unquote
29 Oct 2012 21:38
quote misdeminour, i.e minor crime unquote
30 Oct 2012 09:01
quote IS TO APPEAR IN COURT unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:16
quote No idea (although I have heard it on the television news) unquote
30 Oct 2012 15:54
quote The rules which would be adhered to when someone or something is being tired for a criminal offence. unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:12
quote an account of the crime that has occured unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:44
quote The main points in an event that has not been fulfilled. unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:20
quote The offence that you have committed and there are no other investigations that need to be carried out unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:29
quote a summary of the offence that has taken place unquote
30 Oct 2012 23:07
quote The main offence committed out of a group of offences. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:39
quote A conclusive overview of the case given by the prosecution. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:42
quote when someone is taken to court for an offence, and they may end up with a fine instead of jail. unquote
31 Oct 2012 16:41
quote An offence committed which has not been specified. unquote
31 Oct 2012 16:48
quote An offence that is dealt with initially and then explored in greater depth. unquote
31 Oct 2012 17:53
quote the offence (crime as committed), considering the exact legal definition unquote
31 Oct 2012 18:09
quote An offence that indicates the main features of a crime or charge. unquote
31 Oct 2012 18:28
quote Petty crime dealt with without a jury unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:09
quote a minor offence that isn't that serious unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:19
quote A synopsis of an offence committed by someone who has broken the law. unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:36
quote A short account of the crime or crimes committed unquote
1 Nov 2012 14:07
quote an overview of an offence unquote
1 Nov 2012 15:10
quote A summary offence refers to a fairly trivial, sometimes first offence crime. Summary offences tend not to be too serious (eg. a speeding fine that requires court action). unquote
1 Nov 2012 17:58
quote Give a summary of the offence unquote
1 Nov 2012 18:29
quote a result of the argument from the offence unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:52
quote I less serious offence - like shoplifting or not paying a fine. unquote
1 Nov 2012 22:13
quote i dont know unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:10
quote A summary offence is the one for which someone ultimately brought to book? unquote
21 Nov 2012 00:03
quote Details of an offence put into key points. unquote
21 Nov 2012 00:57
quote An offence that is really bad unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:22
quote Synopsis of unquote
21 Nov 2012 14:21
quote A minor criminal act unquote
21 Nov 2012 17:48
quote A minor illegal activity. unquote
21 Nov 2012 21:33
quote A particular type of lawbreaking or crime. unquote
26 Nov 2012 18:09
quote An offence that you are just about to become charged with. unquote
12 Nov 2013 16:37
quote I am unable to define this term unquote
12 Nov 2013 22:08
quote A series of offences which has lead to a criminal trial (as in the last offence which has resulted in a culmination of offences in which punishment is decided upon at trial) unquote
14 Nov 2013 20:57
quote A less serious offence unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:01
quote What the person is actually accused of unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:13
quote Outline of the way in which you intend to tackle a test or court case - on the offence rather than defence. However, a summary rather than every exact detail unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:13
quote This is a not so serious offence. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:16
quote Minor offence unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:39
quote The main offence that the person is accused of. For example, manslaughter is the summary offence but lying to the police is included in that. unquote
15 Nov 2013 12:52
quote A form of criminal offence which is not too severe unquote
15 Nov 2013 17:47
quote A string of multiple minor offences as one more serious offence. unquote
15 Nov 2013 19:59
quote A larger offence that groups smaller offences together unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:42
quote A way of categorizing more complex crimes into a group. unquote
16 Nov 2013 05:56
quote I have no idea unquote
16 Nov 2013 12:02
quote An offence that has been made where it is clear exactly the cause and outcome of it, whereby a full summary of evidence can be made. unquote
16 Nov 2013 17:55
quote The most superior of several offences committed unquote
16 Nov 2013 20:25
quote Committing an offence which specifically relates to the summarising of events, e.g. knowingly providing incorrect information on a statement, etc. unquote
17 Nov 2013 00:39
quote A minor crime which doesn't need to be taken to court or anything. Something that can be dealt with a fine unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:05
quote And overview of the criminal charge unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:40
quote First offence. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:52
quote This can be a term used for offenses that are quite common. unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:11
quote a group of offences that belong under one umbrella unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:12
quote a criminal charge which contains all other aspects of their crime, i.e. burglary includes the breaking and entering and theft. unquote
17 Nov 2013 21:21
quote An offence that is not of a high degree unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:05
quote In a debrief after a court case you may sum up the offence? so completely summing what the person is accused of unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:13
quote disagreement to the summary. unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:22
quote If a person has committed mutliple crimes and is only charged with one final one unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:29
quote explaining the summary of an offence in coirt unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:52
quote As a general guess, I would suggest that this is a crime which is committed without any past history of similar behaviour by someone who is not perceptibly prone to criminal acts- thought this really is just a guess! unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:04
quote A summary of the crime and what occurred. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:38
quote a summary of the crime someones commited unquote
18 Nov 2013 00:32
quote A summarised account of the events that led to the offence. unquote
18 Nov 2013 15:14
quote overview of law you broke unquote
18 Nov 2013 16:30
quote Can be judged by an individual court judge rather than having a trial with a full jury unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:38
quote An offence that can be defined without ambiguity/exceptions to a textbook example. unquote
18 Nov 2013 21:50
quote Something that is dealt with at a magistrate court not a crown court unquote
19 Nov 2013 01:10
quote An offence which does not need to go to trial to achieve prosecution unquote
30 Oct 2014 18:11
quote A short/briefdescription of an offense that has been inflicted or caused. unquote
5 Nov 2014 13:18
quote Classification of charges brought against a defendant unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:50
quote A minor offence that goes to magistrates court. unquote
8 Nov 2014 22:46
quote The jury's verdict unquote
9 Nov 2014 11:45
quote I've heard this term used on the TV a couple of times I think it's when and someone has no jury or trial unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:47
quote An offence that sums up the crime unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:40
quote This is an offence that has to be dealt with in court. unquote
11 Nov 2014 06:23
quote Some type of criminal act but not sure about the summary bit unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:22
quote A crime caused by previous actions or extraneous circumstances. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:02
quote What the person has done wrong in a phrase that is a legal term. unquote
9 Nov 2015 20:59
quote a recount of the event in favour of the defendant unquote
16 Nov 2015 14:31
quote A type of crime that has been committed unquote
16 Nov 2015 17:22
quote No idea. unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:26
quote An minor offence which wouldn't be dealt with in a court unquote
21 Nov 2015 18:50
quote Maybe this is the category that the persons offence falls into? unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:19
quote I'm guessing "summary offence" describes a crime of several an offender has committed. unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:02
quote An offence that can be dealt with by magistrates, rather than by a jury unquote
9 Nov 2016 13:28
quote Meaning a non major crime.....such as assault...magistrates court stuff...without a jury unquote
9 Nov 2016 17:25
quote A number of offences that are being charged together unquote
9 Nov 2016 17:25
quote A number of offences that are being charged together unquote
10 Nov 2016 09:43
quote using a description of the events as part of your offence in the trial.. unquote
10 Nov 2016 13:49
quote Accumultaion of facts regarding the proscecution. unquote
11 Nov 2016 20:39
quote general offence unquote
14 Nov 2016 11:22
quote Something to do with the severity of an offence. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:58
quote summary of your offences? unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:00
quote A brief overview of someone's crime. unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:10
quote Something that is dealt with immediately and quickly unquote
14 Nov 2016 16:30
quote A conclusion of what that person/ persons has done. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:14
quote Offence that has been taken to court unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:14
quote Crime committed unquote

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