regulatory offense

Definition of "regulatory offense"
  1. An act of non-compliance with a particular regulation that is not listed in the criminal code, and may lead to penalties such as fines or custody
How to use "regulatory offense" in a sentence
  1. The company was charged with a regulatory offense for failing to comply with environmental safety standards.
  2. The individual received a fine as punishment for the regulatory offense committed by not following traffic rules.
  3. A regulatory offense occurred when the firm did not adhere to industry-specific rules and regulations.

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