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CONTRAVENTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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In French law. An act which violates the law, a treaty, or an agreement which the party has made. That Infraction of the law punished by a fine which does not exceed fifteen francs and by an imprisonment not exceeding three days. Pen. Code, 1. In Scotch law. The act of breaking through any restraint imposed by deed, by covenant, or by a court.


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