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impeding apprehension or prosecution

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N.

1 One who aids and abets or counsels or procures someone else to commit a crime. A secondary party to an offence – i.e. one who participates in it but does not...

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aid and abet

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Help and encourage someone, perhaps in a dubious or nefarious enterprise. Abet, which is also used in formal legal contexts, is related to an Old French term meaning ‘encourage (a hound) to...

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harbouring

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Hiding a criminal or suspected criminal. This will normally constitute the offence of impeding apprehension or prosecution. See also escape.

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