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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And we're hoping that with this substantial increase in the salaries of the PNP personnel, we will be able to discourage them from committing illegal acts and will help us in our ongoing internal cleansing of our force .
He noted that legal procedures are being taken against those who committed the illegal acts which represent an offence to Ashoora and jeopardise civil peace and social texture.
This illegal act comes at a time when the SCP is actively leading a peaceful political effort supported by several parties who are members of the initiative known as "Sudan Call".
Security authorities have summoned parents of violators and urged them to guide their children away from illegal acts, Maj-Gen Al Hassan said.
A professional accountant providing nonaudit services to a client that is not an audit client (as well as a professional accountant employed by a business) would be required to disclose the matter to the entity's external auditor, if any; in certain circumstances, the accountant would be expected to disclose certain illegal acts to an appropriate authority.
NNA - Outgoing Prime Minister Najib Mikati called on Thursday at a joint press conference with his Palestinian counterpart, Rami Hamdallah, at the Grand Serail, "to trim down illegal acts inside the Palestinian camps", affirming that "Beirut has the honor to defend the Palestinians' rights.
Papadopoulou also questioned whether the Cypriot banking sector was more prone to illegal acts than those of other member states, when it is known that many independent studies reveal that others, such as Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, are ranked much higher on the risk of money laundering and illegal acts.
As long as the US hostile policy goes on, American's illegal acts should be countered with strict legal sanctions.
Sharma said investigation by the SIT and prosecution of all those who committed illegal acts concerning the deal should be under the supervision of the apex court.
The Ministry investigates and holds measures to prevent illegal acts of the members of organized crime groups against representatives of administration of resort and recreation facilities.
Under AU section 317, Illegal Acts by Clients, in responding to a detected illegal act, the auditor should:
Their large-scale presence and involvement in illegal acts and crimes pose a grave security threat in addition to numerous other problems, including a flourishing black market for visas and cover up activities (where foreigners take over the running of a business in return for a monthly fee to the registered Saudi owner).