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substantive offence

noun

Definitions of substantive offence

  • a criminal offence that has actually been committed, rather than one that is being planned, or has been planned, but not yet committed

    "Pinkerton v. United States held that a defendant could be held liable for a substantive offence committed by a co-conspirator as long as the offence occurred within the course of the conspiracy."

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