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decriminalisation

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  • n. Alternative form of decriminalization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Naturally, the decriminalisation is a positive step," says Jiri Richter of the Sananim organization, but he also points out that the state still isn't doing enough in the areas of prevention and assistance.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • It suggested that supply reduction and law enforcement strategies have failed, and that alternative strategies such as decriminalisation might be explored, flagging up such programmes in Australia, Bolivia, Canada and Colombia ....

    Boing Boing

  • Bob Ainsworth, a former Home Office minister, called last week for the "decriminalisation"

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • At present, 265 councils have powers to enforce parking and keep the proceeds under a system known as 'decriminalisation' which handed over control from the police to local authorities.

    Daily Financial News

  • They speak of 'decriminalisation' or 'regulation'.

    Home | Mail Online

  • It suggested that supply reduction and law enforcement strategies have failed, and that options such as decriminalisation might be explored, flagging up such programmes in Australia, Bolivia, Canada and Colombia.

    The Guardian World News

  • But Mr Brown said: "Some politicians say the idea of decriminalisation is irresponsible.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • "What we have here is the greatest collection thus far of ex-presidents and prime ministers calling very clearly for decriminalisation and experiments with legal regulation," he said.

    Leading world politicians urge 'paradigm shift' on drugs policy

  • But will culture, religion and lifestyle factors derail the decriminalisation of homosexuality in most African countries or will it be as Wilde Yearnings described “meanwhile in Kenya … The struggle continues …”?

    Global Voices in English » Africa: Gay and lesbian voices in African blogosphere

  • Looking at whether law reform proposals meet these criteria seems far more useful than whether they use the term legalisation or decriminalisation.

    Legalizing Las Vegas Brothels « Bound, Not Gagged

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