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Noun: regulatory offense
Usage: US (elsewhere: regulatory offence)
  1. Crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    - statutory offense [US], statutory offence [Brit, Cdn], regulatory offence [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: regulatory offenses

Type of: crime, criminal offence [Brit, Cdn], criminal offense [US], law-breaking, offence [Brit, Cdn], offense [US]

Encyclopedia: Regulatory offense