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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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That alone is considered illegal quarrying,' Cangrejo said, adding that some operators were found sourcing their quarry materials from backyards and old river channels.
Warning at a meeting with business persons in Yangon on Saturday, U Myint Swe said illegal import through the border was threatening the existence of small and medium enterprises and in order to increase cooperation between union level departments to reduce the rising global illicit trade environment index due to illegal trade, the Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee was also formed to effectively eradicate such illegal trade countrywide.
He said that illegal constructions have minimized the width of the roads which resulted into traffic flow issues.
The statement said the teams disconnected 141 illegal gas pipeline networks in Karak.
The programme aims to reduce the number of illegal immigrants detained at Immigration depots across the country.
RDA teams, with help of Rawalpindi police, carried out an operation against illegal housing societies in Wah Cant area.
The housing schemes which have been declared illegal are located on Dhamial Road, Chakkri road and Adiala road.
'We want to defeat the illegal drug menace because all of us are its victims ...
The NAB team asked the KWSB to clarify its position over illegal hydrants operating citywide.
PEMRA Field Staff in close coordination with other law enforcement agencies including Federal Investigation Agency, Custom Intelligence, Police and Rangers had launched crackdown against illegal Indian DTH.
The spokesperson on Sunday said that on the directives of General Manager SNGPL KP Arbab Saqib, the Task Force in collaboration with district administration of Peshawar, Charsadda, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Tank and DI Khan launched grand operation against illegal consumers and disconnected connection of six illegal power generating units including hotels and bakers while removing 315 other illegal connections and 61 tempered meters were disconnected during crackdown.
"Following the directions of Federal Secretary for Energy the QESCO department has launched crackdown against illegal connection mafia and removed many connection causing electricity breakdown in the area." SDO Kirani Hameed Awan said.