community service

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Synonyms for community service

a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions

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an unpaid service for the benefit of the public that is performed by lawbreakers as part (or all) of their sentence

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It would be recalled that Governor Abiola Ajimobi had in August 2017 assented to the community service punishment law, whereby convicts will instead of prison terms, undertake hours of community service for minor offences.
There are about 1,500 service agreements between State Government agencies and the community services sector.
In case of avoidance to perform community service, law enforcers may file an appeal to replace community service with administrative arrest, according to the document.
The horse farm is among several locations that UF Law students perform community service.
A draft law allowing people who commit certain minor offences to repent in public by doing community service instead of spending time in jail or paying fines will take effect immediately," said Al Khaili.
Of the 90,000 calls for service received a year at the Lancaster sheriff's station from city residents, more than 10,000 of those could be handled by community service officers, saving the equivalent workload of five full-time deputies, according to city and sheriff's officials.
Community service learning provides a venue to prepare students for progressive leadership in the community.
She has earned 60 national and council awards and completed 569 hours of community service.
Community service at Divine Word University consists of activities, which are carried out by members of the DWU Community.
One study showed that volunteers gain higher self-esteem, new friendships, and important social skills through community service.
Store managers were asked to send in innovative stories of how they have excelled in customer or community service.
Offenders who participate in this program, both male and female, include those sentenced by the courts to community service, those assigned community service by the Kansas Parole Board and those sanctioned by parole officers for failure to meet parole requirements.
However, our assessment teams are trained to advise people about the limits to the care that can be provided through the community service packages.
The first Community Service Award presented by the Alaska State Community Service Commission was given to Sen.
Misperceptions about community service could mean more women than necessary are being jailed, a report has warned.
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