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liable to or deserving punishment

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subject to punishment by law

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And then he saluted me, and strode from the bridge, a martyr to loyalty and friendship, for, though no man might know that Lieutenant Jefferson Turck had taken his ship across thirty, every man aboard would know that the first officer had committed a crime that was punishable by both degradation and death.
We sent a sheik to arrest him if he had the authority, or to warn him, if he had not, that by the laws of Egypt the crime he was attempting to commit was punishable with imprisonment or the bastinado.
Or, secondly, such as are transported from Newgate and other prisons, after having been found guilty of felony and other crimes punishable with death.
The suspicious circumstances, however, resolving themselves, on investigation, into the one fact, that they had been discovered sleeping under a haystack; which, although a great crime, is only punishable by imprisonment, and is, in the merciful eye of the English law, and its comprehensive love of all the King's subjects, held to be no satisfactory proof, in the absence of all other evidence, that the sleeper, or sleepers, have committed burglary accompanied with violence, and have therefore rendered themselves liable to the punishment of death; Messrs.
Infractions of this law should be punishable with death.
Cold, light, and selfish in the last resort, he had that modicum of prudence, miscalled morality, which keeps a man from inconvenient drunkenness or punishable theft.
There are practices and there are acts which, owing to circumstances, the law cannot visit, though they may be worse than many things which are legally punishable.
Hitting in the face was a felony punishable with flogging, other hitting only a misdemeanour--a distinction not altogether clear in principle.
The charge sheet revealed that Ayodele, being a public officer in the AUGF's office knowingly made a 'false statement' to the Director of Administration and Human Resources of the same office when he wrote an application letter requesting to be converted and upgraded from the position of an Executive Officer to that of a Senior Auditor and presented a certificate of membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), thereby committing an offence contrary to Section 25 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 25(1b) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.
07 (ANI): The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the central government bring out a law that would make calling Indian Muslim "Pakistani" a punishable offence.
In the light of this, new sections 292 A, 292 B and 292 C, 328 A, 369 A, 377 A and 377 B were incorporated into the Pakistan Panel Code, 1860, making child pornography and exposure to seduction a punishable crime.
Aggravated battery with a firearm is punishable by six to 30 imprisonment.
Majority of Filipinos mistakenly believe that selling of illegal drugs is punishable by death.
After the promulgation of the Act, no one shall cultivate any cannabis plant, coca bush or opium poppy: Provided that government may, subject to such conditions as it may specify, permit under license cultivation or gathering of any such narcotics plant, coca bush or opium poppy or portion thereof exclusively for medical, scientific or industrial purposes and whoever contravenes the provisions of the Act shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to seven year or with fine or with both.
The amended law stipulated that without breaching any tougher penalty under the Penal Code or any other law, anyone who violates any of the provisions stipulated in Articles 22, 23, 25, 26 and 27 of this law is punishable with at least three months incarceration and not exceeding one year and a fine of at least three hundred dinars and not exceeding one thousand or both penalties.