What does BOARD OF PARDONS mean?

BOARD OF PARDONS meaning in Law Dictionary

board produced by legislation in some states, whoever purpose is investigate all applications for executive clemency and to make reports and guidelines thereon to the governor.

Sentence Examples with the word BOARD OF PARDONS

With the approval of the majority of a board of pardons (composed of the secretary of state, attorney-general and auditor), he may pardon offences or commute punishment, and remit fines and forfeitures.

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