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There are currently 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
No Contact
A condition contained in a court order that the accused or offender not contact a named person. It can include no contact or limited contact.

Not controversial.

Non-custodial Sentence
A sentence served by an offender somewhere other than at correctional facility. For example, an offender may be given probation and serve their time in the community with supervision.

To fail to make information known (not to allow the information to be seen or heard); usually used in circumstances where information sharing is expected or required.

Not Guilty
When the Crown cannot prove the offence beyond a reasonable doubt, a person is not guilty. Also the plea the accused makes to the court when they assert they have not committed the crime.