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Fine

A monetary penalty for an act. For example, one may have to pay $100 if one is caught driving over the speed limit. Fines are imposed instead of or (especially for financial crimes) in addition to prison sentences.
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Islamic Republic of Iran, (62) a paradigm pre-hostage case which "typifies the Iranian cases with regard to the facts, relief sought, arguments raised, and results," (63) the court rejected the applicant's claim of fraud because it failed to meet the test of intentional fraud by showing the beneficiary had "evil intent" or "fraudulent intent to mulct" the applicant.
We have Karapatan, human rights defenders, who mulct the European Union and foreign organizations to rescue NPA terrorists," he said.
Well, before you readers of ours jump into some conclusions, these guys do not mulct money from motorists unlike some of their kind.
117 of 1983, "Protection of Antiquities Law." "Whoever steals an antiquity or part of such, whether this antiquity is a registered antiquity owned for the purpose of smuggling, shall be punished by imprisonment and by a mulct not less than LE 50,000 and not more than LE 500,000.
1786) (listing thousands of infractions for which English statutes authorized penalties and punishments, and referring to all these statutes as "penal" whether the penalty was death or a small pecuniary mulct); see also Isaac 'Espinasse, A TREATISE ON THE Law OF ACTIONS ON PENAL Statutes 5 (Exeter, George Lamson, 1st Am.
If A may not assault and batter B in his quest to mulct money from the latter, because to do so would be barbaric, then it matters not one jot or tittle that A amasses a majority of voters to his side, and then with this dubious moral backing, does precisely the same thing to B as he did before.
They know, for example, how to mulct legal aid to increase their remuneration.
In the play, Mosca makes of Volpone an unsuspecting Buondelmonte in his plan to entrap him and mulct him of his riches, or, failing that, to kill him.
We have expanded damage theories to the point where we are willing to mulct defendants of amounts that all previous American generations and the citizens of all foreign countries would consider fantastic.
The only thing they understand is the brute force they use to mulct their customers.
Mulct., 2, 3), or by announcing or inflicting any punishment not capital (Digest, De Iurisdict.
The claim of "freezeout" by a predatory majority using their power as insiders to mulct corporate funds and to overreach in order to unjustly enrich themselves tends to lead a sympathetic court to look indulgently upon extrastatutory remedies.