Illegal Act

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Illegal Act

An act in violation of a law in the jurisdiction in which it is committed. Examples of illegal acts include theft, or the unauthorized taking of property, perjury, or lying under oath, and murder. The criminality of some illegal acts (notably fraud, theft and others) helps to ensure smooth operation of businesses.
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But don't you see my sale of the charter to the Company is itself, Monty being alive, an illegal act.
You may be sure that no one connected with the Japanese Embassy here would be permitted for one single second to take part in any such illegal act.
Accordingly, NextLinx RPS Service allows customers to determine whether a company or individual has been placed on any official denied party or transshipment list, has been banned from import or export transactions, or has been sanctioned by a government for performing illegal acts and ensures that goods are destined for "friendly" end use.
Many of us love this country with its generous people, however, if law and order does not prevail, we can't condone illegal acts under any circumstances, irrespective of nationality.
It's a rarity in itself for a soap character to actually think about the justice system's consequences for illegal acts.
54, Illegal Acts by Clients, to be aware of the possibility that illegal acts may have occurred, indirectly affecting amounts recorded in an entity's financial statements.
The McAfee Virtual Criminology Report reveals a new class of criminals and how they are using the Internet to commit illegal acts.
Declarations seeking to justify illegal acts and accusing the ministry of acting in an unconstitutional manner only brought about negative results and derailed efforts to address the issue, it said.
They are worried about being held personally accountable for the illegal acts of others.
Besides requiring management to keep accurate and complete records, the bulletin says auditors must inform management, and sometimes audit committees, if they become aware of illegal acts.
As a result of these illegal acts, AMD Japan suffered serious damages, losing all of its sales to Toshiba, Sony, and Hitachi, while sales to NEC and Fujitsu also fell precipitously.
The illegal acts took place in various places, including some public locations, in both Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Macfarlane said.