The following words are referred to as the "caution":"You do not have to say anything but it may harm your defence if you do not mention now something you later rely on in court, Anything you do say may be given in evidence." They're far less underhanded than the verbal NIP, but the caution is not mandatory - see PACE.
Is: a warning given by the police to a suspected criminal when the suspect is arrested; a warning given by the police when they release a suspect without prosecution that, if there are any more offences committed by the suspect, the first possible offence may be taken into account; or a document sent to the Land Registry by someone who may have a right over land, which demands that no dealings in the land are registered until the person with the right has been told.
Once a police officer has reason to believe that a person has committed an offence he or she must explain that it may harm your defence if you do not answer when questioned about something which you later rely on in court. Anything you do say may be given in evidence in court.
When the referee shows a player the yellow card, usually in response to an action that is not in the spirit of fair play. A second caution in a single match results in the player being shown the red card. See also Red Card
A yellow flag signals trouble on the racetrack, usually the result of an accident. Cars line up behind a pace car and travel at a restricted speed until the green flag is waved to resume racing. Teams prefer to make their pit stops during a caution because there is less risk of losing positions.
A hostile entry registered against the property that must be removed prior to the sale completing. Entries like this can cause major problems as they must be removed prior to the property being sold. Our free Help Us to Help you service would discover these entries at the earliest stage.
A notice registered on title by a person claiming to have a proprietary interest (i.e. a right to call for or receive a transfer charge) in land or in a charge of which he is not the registered owner to protect his interest. The registered owner of the land or charge cannot deal with the land of charge without consent of the cautioner.
a notification on the title register forbidding the transfer of the property without the consent of the cautioner. A caution is not be confused with a lien which is a monetary security against the property. (e.g. Temagami land caution)
Entries on the land register protecting the interests of a third party. Any applicant for first registration of title is notified to him whereupon he can take appropriate action to protect his interests.
A "Caution" finding on the LP (Loan Prospector) feedback certification indicates that the borrower's credit risk has been evaluated by LP and found to be unacceptable. The loan must be fully underwritten according to guidelines, and the seller (AHM) can be asked to repurchase the loan in the event of a loan default.