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caution

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

N.

1 (in criminal law)a. A warning that should normally be given by a police officer, in accordance with a code of practice issued under the Police and Criminal...

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caution

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 14 words.

throw caution to the wind (or winds) act in a completely reckless manner.

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caution

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 181 words.

(1) (crime) The reminder about common law rights that police give to suspects during an investigation. The most usual caution

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caution

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 181 words.

(1) (crime) The reminder about common law rights that police give to suspects during an investigation. The most usual caution

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cautioning

Andrew Sanders.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 555 words.

Criminal justice systems generally provide for suspected offenders to be warned—ie ‘cautioned’—instead of being prosecuted. Enforcement agencies cannot arrest and

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caution

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(land title)

A warning recorded on the register of Torrens title land under Real Property Act 1900 (NSW) s 28J. Cancellation of a caution converts a qualified folio to an ...

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cautioning

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Criminal justice systems generally provide for suspected offenders to be warned—ie ‘cautioned’—instead of being prosecuted. Enforcement agencies cannot arrest and prosecute everyone, and...

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caution

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

N.

1 (in criminal law)a. A warning that should normally be given by a police officer, in accordance with a code of practice issued under the Police and Criminal...

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conditional caution

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 115 words.

A *caution which is given in respect of an offence committed by the offender and which has conditions attached

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conditional caution

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 115 words.

A caution which is given in respect of an offence committed by the offender and which has conditions attached to

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caution (crime)

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 122 words.

The reminder about common law rights that police give to suspects during an investigation. The most usual caution tells the

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caution n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 806 words.

1 a ‘character’, an eccentric, a ‘difficult’ person; sometimes ext. to a caution to rattlenakes.

1835 D. Crockett Col.

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Lust, Caution

Chris Berry.

in Screening Torture

September 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8335 words.

This chapter examines the connection between torture and sexuality in Chinese cinema by focusing on Ang Lee’s 2007 film, Lust, Caution (Se Jie). Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh notes two brief...

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conditional caution

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A caution which is given in respect of an offence committed by the offender and which has conditions attached to it with which the offender must comply. It is an alternative to prosecution...

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Virtuous Caution

Alireza Doostdar.

in The Iranian Metaphysicals

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 3196 words.

This chapter shows that Shiʻi scholars approach the occult with virtuous caution. The cautious sensibility adopted by some Shiʻi jurists is rooted, on the one hand, in appreciation of the...

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caution / ~s n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 11 words.

ˈkɔ:sɪǝn / -z

sp caution6 / cautions1

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caution against first registration

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A caution that may be lodged at the Land Registry by any person claiming to have ownership of, or an interest in, unregistered land. The effect of the caution is to oblige the registrar to...

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caution against first registration

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 135 words.

A caution that may be lodged at the Land Registry by any person claiming to have ownership of, or an

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caution against first registration

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 135 words.

A caution that may be lodged at the Land Registry by any person claiming to have ownership of, or an

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caution against first registration

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 135 words.

A caution that may be lodged at the Land Registry by any person claiming to have ownership of, or an

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youth conditional caution

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 318 words.

A youth conditional caution is an alternative to prosecution for young offenders. An authorized person (usually a police officer) or

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