intentional act

See: overt act
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The Bailey court rejected the argument that a 15-year-old insured's sexual molestation could not be an intentional act, and held that the insured's minority was irrelevant to the analysis.
In addition, fraudulent financial reporting usually does not begin with an overt intentional act to distort the financial statements.
Jackson said "those of us who have dedicated our lives to the possibility of freedom and equality understand with amazing clarity that social transformation is an intentional act.
Jurisdictions generally agree that intended consequences of an intentional act are not occurrences, but some courts also hold that unintended results of intentional acts are covered occurrences.
No proof that Suarez tried to provoke Ivanovic but "preposterous" to conclude that it was not an intentional act.
Phoenix prosecutor Stephanie Low said: "By his own admission, this was an intentional act, and the reason was that his daughter had brought shame on him and his family.
So it will be an intentional act, for example, if you or your neighbour knew there was an active nest in the hedge, and still cut the hedge, damaging or destroying the nest in the process.
Typically, where the harm arises out of the intentional act of any insured, which would include the child living at home, there would be no coverage for either defense or indemnity.
In this intentional act of planting a specific variant of fig tree, we can see the beginnings of agriculture.
There was an intentional act here, which is different from waking up and saying I'm planning the deaths of the kids,'' Deputy District Attorney Tannaz Mokayef said outside of court Wednesday.