criminal act
index misdemeanor, offense, overt act, tortious act

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • criminal act — Any act which is punishable as a crime …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • criminal act — violation of law whose maximum penalty is a 3 year sentence; serious crime, offense against society …   English contemporary dictionary

  • termination of illegal actions of a person suspected of the commission of a criminal act or an administrative offence — asmens, įtariamo padariusio nusikalstamą veiką ar administracinį teisės pažeidimą, neteisėtų veiksmų nutraukimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis korupcinių nusikalstamų veikų atskleidimas ir tyrimas apibrėžtis Poveikio priemonė, taikoma asmeniui,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • person suspected of the commission of a criminal act — asmuo, įtariamas padaręs nusikalstamą veiką statusas Aprobuotas sritis korupcinių nusikalstamų veikų atskleidimas ir tyrimas apibrėžtis Asmuo, kurį Lietuvos Respublikos specialiųjų tyrimų tarnybos pareigūnas, vadovaudamasis objektyviais juridinio …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • was accused of a criminal act — he was prosecuted for illegal activities, he was accused of committing an illegal act …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Criminal law in Canada — is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal government. The power to enact criminal law is derived from section 91(27) of the Constitution Act, 1867 . Most criminal laws have been codified in the Criminal Code of Canada , as well as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal intent — may refer to: Criminal Act or Criminal Intent (requirements), With a few exceptions, a person can be convicted of a crime if only he or she (1) does somethig that violates a criminal law and (2) does it intentionally. These two requirements are… …   Wikipedia

  • criminal law — ➔ law * * * criminal law UK US noun [U] LAW ► the part of the legal system which relates to punishing people who have committed a criminal act: »Investigation of breaches of the criminal law is generally the responsibility of the police. →… …   Financial and business terms

  • criminal lawyer — criminal law UK US noun [U] LAW ► the part of the legal system which relates to punishing people who have committed a criminal act: »Investigation of breaches of the criminal law is generally the responsibility of the police. → Compare CIVIL… …   Financial and business terms

  • act — act, action 1. The distinction between the two words in their general meanings is not always clear: we are judged by our acts or by our actions. In general, however, action has more of the notion of performance, and extends to inanimate things… …   Modern English usage

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