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motoring/firearms/public order offences
Killing these animals is a criminal offence.
minor offences such as vandalism
She had committed no offence under military law.
Walker was convicted of a similar offence in 1997.
The usual fine is £15 to £100 for a first offence.
Those arrested have been charged with public order offences.
This is the British English definition of offence. View American English definition of offence.
very unpleasant or dirty