contrary to law

contrary to law

adjective criminal, false, illegal, illegitimate, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, lawless, malfeasant, outlawed, proscribed, tortious, unauthorized, unlawful, wrong
Associated concepts: contrary to the evidence
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We have discovered that the Crooked Magician has been indulging in his magical arts contrary to Law, and therefore, by Royal Edict, I hereby deprive him of all power to work magic in the future.
The only office of state which I ever held, O men of Athens, was that of senator: the tribe Antiochis, which is my tribe, had the presidency at the trial of the generals who had not taken up the bodies of the slain after the battle of Arginusae; and you proposed to try them in a body, contrary to law, as you all thought afterwards; but at the time I was the only one of the Prytanes who was opposed to the illegality, and I gave my vote against you; and when the orators threatened to impeach and arrest me, and you called and shouted, I made up my mind that I would run the risk, having law and justice with me, rather than take part in your injustice because I feared imprisonment and death.
The discretionary powers of chief minister run contrary to law and constitution.
So far, Judge Boasberg has not addressed Resolute's claims that the entire tax scheme is unconstitutional because he agrees that it might be contrary to law.
Decisions that have been taken at your level and not put up to the office of the Lieutenant Governor are contrary to law and established practice and could expose the government to legal challenge.
From 27 July 2015 and until the completion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or their representative, may object to the Council's accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest [under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998] and/or apply to the courts for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law [under section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998].
Farrell (Saracens) has received a citing commissioner warning (level 1 citing) for a dangerous tackle, contrary to law 10.
From 9:00am on 20 July 2015 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, or his/her representative, may object to the accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police asking that the auditor issues a report in the public interest (under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998).
The court probably will rule that the IRS acted contrary to law.
Activist judges don't change Texas law and we will continue to aggressively defend the laws of our state and will ensure that any licenses issued contrary to law are invalid.
Any protest must address the requirement provision or feature of this RFP or sattachments including but not limited to the contract that the potential Proposer believes is ambiguous unclear, unfair, contrary to law or likely to limit competition.
And then if you are able to prove that it's contrary to law they give you the supporting evidence.