Imputed Act

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Imputed Act

An illegal act a court considers to have been done with full knowledge of its illegal status, whether or not a person actually knows it is against the law. This concept underlies the idea that ignorance of the law is not a valid excuse.
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Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 "This being the case, the required 'combination or series' of overt criminal acts in order to raise the gravamen of the imputed acts to the crime of plunder is absent, thereby constraining this Office to dismiss said charge," the ombudsman said.
which relieves the corporation of imputed acts not performed for the benefit of die corporation.
As for Gonzales' dismissal, the court majority said it "seriously doubts the correctness" of the Office of the President's conclusion that the imputed acts amount to gross neglect of duty and betrayal of public trust.