civil penalties (civil fines)

Definition of "civil penalties (civil fines)"
  1. Monetary fines imposed by legal authorities for non-compliance with laws or regulations such as late tax payments or not acquiring a building permit
How to use "civil penalties (civil fines)" in a sentence
  1. Because they did not pay their taxes on time, they were required to pay civil penalties (civil fines).
  2. The company faced civil penalties (civil fines) for failing to secure proper building permits.
  3. The restaurant had to pay civil penalties (civil fines) for not adhering to health codes.

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