Breach

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Breach

A violation. For trade and legal contexts, see breach of concession agreement and breach of contract.
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Despite the lack of statutory guidance in defining breach of the peace, an Official Comment to section 9-609 notes a peculiar rule:
Wilson, who has three previous convictions for breach of the peace, told the court he had written a letter of apology to the Celtic boss.
Fellow Midlander Ashley Hughes, 19, from Birmingham, also faced malicious damage and breach of the peace charges, which he also denied, and was acquitted too.
Fusiliers Damien Heywood, 27, Andy Evans, 21, and Dean Rushton, 21, all from Manchester, Gary Farrell, 23, from Newcastle, Christopher Wenham, 19, from London, and Ashley Hughes, 19, from Birmingham, were all acquitted of malicious damage and breach of the peace.
Harrison's co-accused Christopher Lennon, 21, who appeared with him in the dock, faces a single breach of the peace charge on the same date.
Fraser, who is now doing voluntary work in Africa, did not attend the trial at Tain Sheriff Court, but admitted breach of the peace through his solicitor David Hingston, who said the teacher plans to resign from his post.
A force spokeswoman said: "A 34-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of breach of the peace after officers were called to Ardrossan ferry terminal.
He had denied the charge, claiming walking naked in public did not constitute a breach of the peace.
Matthew De Maid, defending, said: 'The defendant was disgruntled after being arrested for the breach of the peace at his home.
The court imposed a five-year non-harassment order on Ramage in November for the breach of the peace charges.
The 22-year-old arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace was bound over.
A second man was convicted of sectarian breach of the peace after shouting abuse from a flat window.