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The maximum penalty for the offence is two years' imprisonment.
There are severe penalties for companies who breach environmental laws.
Under the law the president is able to impose tough penalties.
The crime carries a much heavier penalty in the US.
Increased risk of skin cancer is one of the penalties of sunbathing.
Some growers are paying the penalty for not watering crops sufficiently in hot weather.
They scored from a penalty awarded when Jenkins handled the ball.
Beckham volunteered to take the crucial penalty.
Southgate missed a penalty that would have won them the match.
Fox kicked a last-minute penalty to give the All-Blacks a sensational victory.
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the part of the nucleus of an atom that has no electrical charge