(Of an offence) rendering the person who commits it liable to be charged with a serious crime that warrants a trial by jury: company law contains a total of 138 indictable offences
More example sentences
- They've got power to arrest people, this is without warrant, who they believe on reasonable grounds have committed serious indictable offences.
- Thus, if the jury acquit the accused of the more serious indictable offence, they may still convict of the summary offence.
- Unless one has committed a serious indictable offence such as rape or murder, one has a good chance at starting anew.
Definition of indictable in:
- The US English dictionary