Exemption+from+punishment

  • 1 exemption from punishment — index immunity, impunity, pardon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Exemption from military service in Israel — Conscription to the Israeli Defense Forces is done in Israeli in accordance with the Israeli Security Service Law (חוק שירות ביטחון). This law also consists of a set of rules that define in which cases a person would be exempted from security… …

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  • 3 exemption — [eg zemp′shən, igzemp′shən] n. [ME exempcioun < OFr exemption < L exemptio] 1. an exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity 2. a) the exempting from an individual s taxable income of a… …

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  • 4 PUNISHMENT — While there is no modern theory of punishment that cannot, in some form or other, be traced back to biblical concepts, the original and foremost purpose of punishment in biblical law was the appeasement of God. God abhors the criminal ways of… …

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  • 5 exemption — exemptive, adj. /ig zemp sheuhn/, n. 1. the circumstances of a taxpayer, as age or number of dependents, that allow him or her to make certain deductions from taxable income. 2. the act of exempting. 3. the state of being exempted; immunity.… …

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  • 6 exemption — ex•emp•tion [[t]ɪgˈzɛmp ʃən[/t]] n. 1) bus the circumstances of a taxpayer, as age or number of dependents, that permit certain deductions to be made from taxable income 2) the act of exempting 3) the state of being exempted; immunity • Etymology …

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  • 7 exemption — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Freedom from obligation Nouns exemption, freedom, immunity, impunity, privilege, liberty, release, excuse, dispensation, exception, benefit of clergy, executive privilege, absolution, discharge; [bill,… …

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  • 8 Engaged in one precept, exempt from another — The idea that someone who is engaged in the performance of one precept of the Law is exempt from another precept is a concept in rabbinical Judaism. In Hebrew this is rendered עוסק במצוה פטור מן המצוה, osek b mitzvah patur min hamitzvah (lit.… …

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  • 9 Traditional Chinese law — refers to the laws, regulations and rules used in China up to 1911, when the last imperial dynasty fell. It has undergone continuous development since at least the 11th century BC. This legal tradition is distinct from the common law and civil… …

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  • 10 immunity — im·mu·ni·ty /i myü nə tē/ n pl ties [Latin immunitas, from immunis exempt from public service, exempt, from in non + munis (from munia services)] 1: exemption from a duty or liability that is granted by law to a person or class of persons a… …

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  • 11 impunity — I noun absolution, acquittal, amnesty, condonation, dispensation, escape, exemption, exemption from judgment, exemption from penalty, exemption from punishment, freedom, freedom from judgment, freedom from penalty, freedom from punishment,… …

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  • 12 Acquittal — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Acquittal >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 acquittal acquittal acquitment Sgm: N 1 clearance clearance exculpation Sgm: N 1 acquittance acquittance clearance exoneration Sgm: N 1 discharge discharge …

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  • 13 pardon — par·don n 1: a release from the legal penalties of an offense 2: an official warrant of remission of penalty as an act of clemency compare commute 3: excuse or forgiveness for a fault or offense pardon vt …

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  • 14 impunity — [im pyo͞o′ni tē] n. [Fr impunité < L impunitas < impunis, free from punishment < in , without + poena, punishment: see PAIN] freedom or exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm SYN. EXEMPTION …

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  • 15 impunity — /im pyooh ni tee/, n. 1. exemption from punishment. 2. immunity from detrimental effects, as of an action. [1525 35; < L impunitas, equiv. to im IM 2 + punitas punishment (pun (s. of punire to PUNISH) + itas ITY); see PUNITIVE] Syn. See exemption …

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  • 16 Divorce (in Moral Theology) —     Divorce (in Moral Theology)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Divorce (in Moral Theology)     This subject will be treated here under two distinct heads: First, divorce in moral theology; second, divorce in civil jurisprudence.     The term… …

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  • 17 immunity — immunity, impunity In non medical contexts immunity means ‘freedom or exemption from an obligation, penalty, or unfavourable circumstance’ and like immune can be followed by to or from: • Balder was a son of the most senior god, Odin, and one… …

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  • 18 impunity — immunity, impunity In non medical contexts immunity means ‘freedom or exemption from an obligation, penalty, or unfavourable circumstance’ and like immune can be followed by to or from: • Balder was a son of the most senior god, Odin, and one… …

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  • 19 Medical amnesty policy — Medical Amnesty Policies are laws or acts enacted protecting from liability those who seek medical attention as a result of illegal actions. Such policies have been developing most notably in colleges in the United States regarding alcohol and… …

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  • 20 immunity, impunity — These look alikes mean exemption, but immunity has a larger number of applications. Impunity means only exemption from punishment or freedom from unpleasant consequences : You cannot disobey the law with impunity. No one can exhaust himself… …

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