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Synonyms for amnesty

Synonyms for amnesty

the act or an instance of forgiving

Synonyms for amnesty

a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

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a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense


the formal act of liberating someone

grant a pardon to (a group of people)

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This, I believe, is a win-win scenario for the government and for the taxpayers to have a clean slate," said Angara, chairman of the ways and means committee, who presided the hearing on amnesty bills on Monday.
We have estimated to raise around two to four billion dollars through this amnesty scheme," he added.
Summary: Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zeaiter said Thursday his Amal Movement was working to secure a general amnesty for those convicted of nonviolent crimes that would also clear tens of thousands of outstanding warrants.
KARACHI -- Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail has said that the government is going to announce an amnesty scheme for the business community, a move meant to appease stakeholders.
A massive tax amnesty is being pushed for legislation this year to raise P26 billion in revenues for the government and augment the P969.
Amnesty International Ireland might have to deal with criminal charges after it was informed by the Irish government's regulatory body, Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPOC), Friday, that it violated the law by accepting funds from an international donor for human rights work.
The pubic is in a dilemma as to whether President Ivanov has the right to give amnesty to the six MPs accused of the events on the 27th of April, because from a legal point of view, there is one sticky situation, which derives from the fact that in article 11, the Law for Amnesty is erased, hence, although the Constitutional court abolished this law there are other legal possibilities, explains lawyer Zvonko Davidovic.
Global Banking News-September 19, 2017--Indonesia to make efforts to trace wealth hidden during amnesty
September 8, 2017 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese rebel has rejected a presidential offer of amnesty, questioning the credibility of the order and describing it a strategy to delay suffering of the people.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to consider introducing one-time tax amnesty scheme for those Pakistanis who have stashed their money abroad to bring back their undeclared wealth on payment of a nominal amount of tax and become an active part of formal economy.
COLD-blooded murderers should not get a blanket amnesty, the last leader of apartheid-era South Africa said yesterday.
The Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) has disseminated key findings from its research on the post-Niger-Delta Amnesty period.
Muscat: More than 16,000 illegal foreign workers have so far applied for an amnesty to leave the country.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the independent parliamentary bloc saw "the possibility of consensus between the political blocs to pass the amnesty law in the House of Representatives, excludes terrorists".
As the three-month-long amnesty enters its tenth day, around 3,000 workers from five Asian countries have registered with the Ministry of Manpower asking for amnesty.