Definition of age of discretion in English:
The age at which someone is considered able to manage their own affairs or take responsibility for their actions.
- If any person arrived at the age of discretion profanely curse or swear or get drunk in public, he shall be fined by a justice one dollar for each offense.
- The first case of the child of the age of discretion, under the Act that child cannot exercise that decision; it is a decision of the parent.
- He said your client had reached the age of discretion, Mr Toomey.
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