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criminal law

a body of rules which the State imposes upon individuals for the protection of other individuals and to restrain antisocial behaviour. Criminal law covers such crimes as theft and fraud. Prosecution of the accused is at the instance of the State and could result in imprisonment or fines as a punishment if the accused is found guilty.
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In an advisory, the POEA cautioned Filipino workers that they may be subjected to legal liability if they are found to be in possession of the banned items upon entering Qatar.
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When compensation claims are received they are considered on the basis of whether the Ministry of Defence has a legal liability to pay compensation.
An MoD spokesman said: "When compensation claims are received they are considered on the basis of whether or not the Ministry of Defence has a legal liability to pay compensation.