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He said: "Making the act of squatting a criminal offence has long been overdue.
Following legislation in 2010, the possession of a mobile phone in prison is now a criminal offence - but that hasn't stopped over 4,000 being found in the last year.
It became a new and separate form of criminal offence to commit another crime for the benefit of a terrorist group or to counsel or instruct others to do so.
We will not turn around and play dead surrounding criminal offences," Pella explains.
The simple solution is to make it a criminal offence to alter the mileage of a vehicle, whether or not it is imminently about to be sold.
In a major setback for the largely closeted homosexual community in India, the apex court had on Wednesday said gay sex between consenting adults is a criminal offence.
But the CPS said there was insuf-ficient evidence to prove a criminal offence under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
Summary: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has today ordered the drafting of a decree rendering the import, sale, purchase and use of anabolic steroids in all horse related sports in the UAE a criminal offence.
FORCED marriage is to be made a criminal offence under plans to be announced by Theresa May tomorrow.
The Home Office said the full scale of the problem was not known, but published the estimates as it considers making forced marriage a criminal offence.
But I hope the courts will look more sympathetically on a youngster who has never had a criminal offence and may have been swept up into the system.
But more than half don't realise that reporting a lost phone as stolen is in fact a criminal offence.
The university student, who is studying maths, could have seen her dreams of becoming a teacher shattered had she been convicted of a criminal offence.
Ministers were today due to outline a new package to combat forced marriages, including the possibility of creating a new criminal offence.
Under federal law, individuals are deemed to have a "disqualifying criminal offence" if they are found to have been convicted of any of 28 criminal offences within the past 10 years.