A pro­duc­tion of the Press Of­fice of the Royal St. Lu­cia Po­lice Force.

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Sec­tion 311 of the Crim­i­nal Code of St. Lu­cia 2008: CAUS­ING DIS­AF­FEC­TION IN PO­LICE FORCE 311. CAUS­ING DIS­AF­FEC­TION IN PO­LICE FORCE (1) A per­son who—

(a) causes, or at­tempts to cause, or does any act cal­cu­lated to cause dis­af­fec­tion amongst the mem­bers of the Po­lice Force;

(b) in­duces, or at­tempts to in­duce, or does any act cal­cu­lated to in­duce any mem­ber of the Po­lice Force to with­hold his or her ser­vices or to com­mit breaches of dis­ci­pline, is li­able on con­vic­tion on in­dict­ment to im­pris­on­ment not ex­ceed­ing 5 years, or on sum­mary con­vic­tion, to im­pris­on­ment not ex­ceed­ing 2 years, or to a fine not ex­ceed­ing $10,000, or to both such im­pris­on­ment and fine. (2) Sub­ject to sub­sec­tion (3), where a per­son con­victed un­der sub­sec­tion (2) is a mem­ber of the Po­lice Force, he or she shall for­feit all pen­sion rights and shall be dis­qual­i­fied from

be­ing a mem­ber of the Po­lice Force. (3) Cab­i­net may re­view the or­der of for­fei­ture made un­der sub­sec­tion (2) and may ei­ther con­firm the or­der or grant such re­lief as it thinks fit. Note: Dis­af­fec­tion means a state or feel­ing of be­ing dis­sat­is­fied with the peo­ple in au­thor­ity and no longer will­ing to sup­port them. E.G. “there is grow­ing dis­af­fec­tion with large cor­po­ra­tions.”

Syn­onyms: dis­sat­is­fac­tion, dis­gruntle­ment, dis­con­tent, rest­less­ness, frus­tra­tion.

The Royal Saint Lu­cia Po­lice force en­cour­ages the cit­i­zenry to read and study the laws which gov­ern our so­ci­ety.

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