commencement of prosecution

commencement of prosecution

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • commencement of prosecution — See commence …   Black's law dictionary

  • Prosecution — Pros e*cu tion, n. [L. prosecutio a following.] 1. The act or process of prosecuting, or of endeavoring to gain or accomplish something; pursuit by efforts of body or mind; as, the prosecution of a scheme, plan, design, or undertaking; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commencement of criminal proceeding — A phrase variously defined, some authorities saying that a criminal proceeding is commenced on the filing of a complaint, preliminary information, or affidavit, others saying that the issuance of a warrant for arrest and the placing of it in the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prosecution — A criminal action; a proceeding instituted and carried on by due course of law, before a competent tribunal, for the purpose of determining the guilt or innocence of a person charged with crime. U. S. v. Reisinger, 128 U.S. 398, 9 S.Ct. 99, 32… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commencement of a prosecution — See commencement of criminal proceeding …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • malicious — /mslishas/ Characterized by, or involving, malice; having, or done with, wicked, evil or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse or as a result of ill will. See also malice willful @… …   Black's law dictionary

  • malicious — /mslishas/ Characterized by, or involving, malice; having, or done with, wicked, evil or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse or as a result of ill will. See also malice willful @… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Television licensing in the Republic of Ireland — In the Republic of Ireland, a television licence is required for any address at which there is a television set. In 2008, the annual licence fee is €160.cite web |url=http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainContent/Personal+Customers/More+from+An+Post/TV+… …   Wikipedia

  • Television licence — A television licence (or broadcast receiver licence) is an official licence required in many countries for the reception of television (and sometimes also radio) broadcasts. It is a form of hypothecation tax to fund public broadcasting, thus… …   Wikipedia

  • contingent fee contract — A contract between an attorney at law and a client wherein the former agrees to represent the latter as the latter s attorney at law in the commencement and prosecution of a suit on behalf of the latter for a fee amounting to a certain percent of …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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