28 CFR 571.51 - Definitions.

§ 571.51 Definitions.

(a)Fine - a monetary penalty associated with an offense imposed as part of a judgment and commitment. There are two types of fines.

(1)Committed fine - a monetary penalty imposed with a condition of imprisonment until the fine is paid.

(2)Non-committed fine - a monetary penalty which has no condition of confinement imposed.

(b)Costs - Monetary costs of the legal proceeding which the court may levy. Imposition of costs is similar in legal effect to imposition of a fine. The court may also impose costs with a condition of imprisonment.

[ 48 FR 48971, Oct. 21, 1983, as amended at 63 FR 4357, Jan. 28, 1998]

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