English to Afrikaans Meaning :: penal

Penal :
straf
- straf
 

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Adjective(1) of or relating to punishment(2) serving as or designed to impose punishment(3) (of an act or offense

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(1) The power of the court to discharge an order giving permission to proceed, made on an application without notice to the other side, on the ground of non-disclosure, is a disciplinary, indeed penal , jurisdiction.(2) Institutional racism dogs educational, legal and penal systems on all continents.(3) In the same way that hospitals are the acute end of the healthcare system, prisons should be the acute end of the penal system.(4) A fabulously expensive and enormous penal system whose rapidly mounting social costs will be borne, ultimately, by every woman, man, and child in the country.(5) Can you imagine, for example, the crisis that would be created within our penal system if lifers were never to have hope of changed circumstances?(6) Concerned with the increase in violent crimes in the last decades of the twentieth century, many people are demanding a stricter police control and reforms in the penal system which would extend the time of incarceration.(7) A spate of prison suicides has highlighted the terrible state of Britain's penal system.(8) Quite frankly, I am of the view that you will be able to better deal with those mental health issues in the provincial penal system as opposed to the federal penal system.(9) Any transformation of the penal system must start with the redesign of prison buildings.(10) Granted, prison is a place for punishment, but our penal system seems to be committing worse crimes than most of the people who are in jail.(11) Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.(12) The Court drew a distinction between the retroactive effect of penal provisions and retroactive effect outside the criminal sphere.(13) More than 90 countries worldwide have abolished corporal punishment in schools and penal systems for youth.(14) In each case it can be noted that the classification certificate is concerned with the act of supply whereas the penal enforcement extends, in addition, to the act of offering to supply.(15) Humane and rational reform of the penal system is needed urgently.(16) It is far too late for us to start thinking about rehabilitation as the primary objective of our penal system once young offenders have been through this useless youth justice system, but that is exactly what we have done.
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(1) penal law ::
strafreg
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Adjective
1. disciplinary ::
dissiplinêre
2. exorbitant ::
buitensporige
Different Forms
penal
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