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Who is a "suspect", "the accused", "the convicted" ?

The term “suspect” refers to a person with respect to whom there are grounds for suspicion that the person may have committed a criminal offence and against whom the indictment has not been confirmed.

The term "accused" is used for a person against whom one or more counts in an indictment have been confirmed.

The term "convicted person" refers to a person pronounced criminally responsible for a particular criminal offence in a final verdict.

 
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