This means different things for different laws.

  • In criminal law, a suspended sentence is a type of punishment where the judge says if you are good you won’t have to do all or part of the punishment.
  • In traffic law, a suspended licence is a driver licence that is stopped so you are not allowed to drive for some time.


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