civil penalties

Definition of "civil penalties"
  1. Monetary punishments imposed by a government body for not following specified rules, such as not paying taxes on time or not getting a necessary permit
How to use "civil penalties" in a sentence
  1. The company faced civil penalties due to its failure to abide by environmental regulations.
  2. Because of his negligence in paying taxes, he was slapped with severe civil penalties.
  3. Not obtaining the required business permit can result in civil penalties.

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