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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One solution is to equate driving under the influence with breach of the peace.
Moreover, the Official Comment does not clearly indicate how much of an active role--if any--an officer may take in a repossession before a breach of the peace occurs.
Brayne and David Ramage, 21, from Manchester, were cleared of charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm along with malicious damage and breach of the peace.
Harrison, whose uncle Jack McGill was found dead in woods over the weekend, denies further charges of causing a breach of the peace at his home and resisting arrest.
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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 297 provides for three years' jail term for stealing, while Section 168(d) stipulates three months' for breach of the peace.
On Monday, five people appeared at the same court charged with a breach of the peace in connection with the incident.
TwoWishaw men aged 29 and 30, a 35-year-old man from Newmains and a30-year-OLDWISHAW woman were reported tothe procurator fiscal for a number of alleged offences including breach of the peace and being in possession of a blade in a public place.
A 22-year-old man from Manchester was arrested inside Anfield stadium on suspicion of breach of the peace.