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He continued: 'The Article 209 of the Constitution deals with only professional misconduct and not any offences under the laws pertained to accountability for criminal acts.
He wrote in a blog: "No criminal act was committed because no criminal act was reported.
The perpetrators of this criminal act will not go unpunished, sooner or later, Manna'a said, adding they would not deter us from continuing construction and development in Sa'ada.
The preliminary investigations conducted by security services have uncovered the rest of the explosive materials and some tools that the perpetrators cleared after executing the criminal act.
SIR - So Chernobyl was a criminal act by the USSR (Letters, July 30)?
In order to obtain a conviction in a criminal case, the prosecution has to prove to the court that the criminal act happened "beyond a reasonable doubt" and that the criminal act was deliberate.
Assuming an individual is a non-adult teenager (ages 12-17), earns no income, and the criminal act is non-monetary in nature, one may model criminal behavior as a utility-maximizing problem.
Yet using vagrancy law presented a problem: vagrancy was a status, not a criminal act, and under both legal and common sense definitions, most prostitutes' customers were not vagrants.
2) While most extant theories at that time focused primarily on criminals and their motivations and environment, the routine activity theory simplified concepts generally taken for granted by criminologists; it took the focus away from the criminal and redirected it toward the criminal act.
Tided 'A Line in the Sand', it considers an emerging debate on 'the nature of space and the consequences for architectural theory' raised by this obstruction; a debate between the architect Eyal Weizman, who sees it as a criminal act of architecture, and Simon Navez, an Israeli general, who sees it as 'simplistic and vulgar' and seeks in the writings of Deleuze and the Situationists a more effective means of separation and erasure.
My investigation doesn't indicate that there was any criminal act associated with the decedent's death,'' homicide Sgt.