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# Before the Land Sealing Act was passed in 1978, possession of more

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Before the Land Sealing Act was passed in 1978, possession of more than twelve hectares of land was a minor charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were subject to relatively small penalties.

A. charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were
B. charge, with prosecutors who were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, offenders being
C. charge, prosecutors unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, while offenders were
D. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings and offenders being
E. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, and offenders were

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15 Jan 2018, 10:44
rohan2345 wrote:
Before the Land Sealing Act was passed in 1978, possession of more than twelve hectares of land was a minor charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were subject to relatively small penalties.

A. charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were
B. charge, with prosecutors who were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, offenders being
C. charge, prosecutors unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, while offenders were - Incorrect modifier
D. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings and offenders being
E. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, and offenders were - Correct joining two IC with a semicolon.
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15 Jan 2018, 11:02
rohan2345 wrote:
Before the Land Sealing Act was passed in 1978, possession of more than twelve hectares of land was a minor charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were subject to relatively small penalties.

A. charge, prosecutors being unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings, while offenders were
B. charge, with prosecutors who were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, offenders being
C. charge, prosecutors unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, while offenders were
D. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely in pursuing civil proceedings and offenders being
E. charge; therefore, prosecutors were unlikely to pursue civil proceedings, and offenders were

Correct answer must be (E) for the highlighted errors in other options.

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