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parole [3 records]

Record 1 2010-12-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Penal Administration
DEF

The conditional release of a person convicted of a crime prior to the expiration of that person's term of imprisonment, subject to both the supervision of the correctional authorities during the remainder of the term and a resumption of the imprisonment upon violation of the conditions imposed.

OBS

Used in a phrase, the term "parole" can be translated as 1) "libération conditionnelle" when it denotes the act or decision which allows an inmate to be released, or as 2) "liberté conditionnelle", when it denotes the state or status of the inmate following his release.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Administration pénitentiaire
OBS

Libération conditionnelle totale ou semi-liberté.

OBS

Employé dans une locution, le terme «parole» peut se rendre par 1) «libération conditionnelle» lorsqu'on veut désigner l'acte ou la décision qui permet au détenu d'être libéré, ou par 2) «liberté conditionnelle» lorsqu'on veut désigner l'état ou le statut du détenu suivant sa libération.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Administración penitenciaria
DEF

Beneficio que se concede judicialmente a los condenados después que han cumplido determinada parte de su condena y observado buena conducta [...]

OBS

libertad condicional: Constituye un dislate [...] confundir esta institución con la libertad provisional (pre-trial release) o con la condena condicional (suspended sentence).

OBS

libertad condicional: Expresión, definición y observación reproducidas del Glosario Provisional de Términos Jurídicos con la autorización de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra.

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Record 2 2006-10-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Penal Administration
OBS

Parole, in criminal law, release from prison of a convict before the expiration of his term on condition that his activities be restricted and that he report regularly to an officer. The convict generally remains under sentence, and the restrictions (as of residence, occupation, type of associates) and the supervision are intended to prevent a relapse into crime. Any violation of parole may result in return to imprisonment.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Administration pénitentiaire

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Administración penitenciaria
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Record 3 1990-01-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Penal Administration

French

Domaine(s)
  • Administration pénitentiaire

Spanish

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