concurrent sentence

noun

  • Criminal Law

Definitions of concurrent sentence

  • prison terms for two or more offences to be served at the same time, rather than one after the other

    O'Shea was jailed for a minimum of 18 years for the murder. He will serve a concurrent sentence of 10 years for the attempted murder of Mr MacNeil.

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