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voluntary

adjective conative, deliberate, designed, discretionary, effected by choice, elective, facultative, free, intended, intentional, optional, purposeful, unaccidental, unbidden, uncoerced, uncompelled, unconstrained, unforced, unprompted, unrestrained, volens, volitient, volitional, volitionary, willful, without compulsion, without constraint
Associated concepts: voluntary abandonment, voluntary acceptance, voluntary act, voluntary agreement, voluntary appearance, voluntary assignment, voluntary confession, voluntary conveyance, voluntary discontinuance, voluntary dismissal, voluntary exposure, voluntary gift, voluntary grant, voluntary homocide, voluntary manslaughter, volunnary partition, voluntary payment, voluntary petition in bankruptcy, voluntary retirement, voluntary separation, voluntary statement, voluntary suspension, voluntary testiiony, voluntary trust, voluntary waste
See also: consenting, deliberate, gratis, gratuitous, spontaneous, unsolicited, willful, willing

VOLUNTARY. Willingly; done with one's consent; negligently. Wolff, Sec. 5.
     2. To render an act criminal or tortious it must be voluntary. If a man, therefore, kill another without a will on his part, while engaged in the performance of a lawful act, and having taken proper care to prevent it, he is not guilty of any crime. And if he commit an injury to the person or property of another, he is not liable for damages, unless the act has been voluntary or through negligence, as when a collision takes place between two ships without any fault in either. 2 Dobs. R. 83 3 Hagg. Adm. R. 320, 414.
     3. When the crime or injury happens in the performance of an unlawful act, the party will be considered as having acted voluntarily.
     4. A negligent escape permitted by an officer having the custody of a prisoner will be presumed as voluntary; under a declaration or count charging the escape to have been voluntary, the party will, therefore, be allowed to give a negligent escape in evidence. 1 Saund. 35, n. 1. So Will.

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Justice Ameer Muslim Hani, member of three-bench judge has observed that high profile people including parliamentarians are included in returning the money voluntarily.
According to details, on the directives of Administrator, Municipal Corporation Peshawar (MCP), Syed Zafar Ali Shah more than 150 shopkeepers of the Karkhano Market have removed their encroachments voluntarily, which expanded the width of the road to about 40 feet.
The board of directors Hadera Paper Ltd (AMEX:AIP), a paper company, on Wednesday declared the approval of the voluntarily delisting of its ordinary shares from the NYSE Amex.
Third, variables unique to the 1995 survey yielded an unprecedentedly detailed profile of the characteristics of voluntarily childless, involuntarily childless and temporarily childless women.
The IRS argued the benefits package gave employees the option of returning to work at CSX if they transferred to a new location; therefore, employees electing the separation option had voluntarily terminated their employment and the payments did not qualify as SUB payments.
If the taxpayer voluntarily makes this change by filing Form 970, Application to Use LIFO Inventory Method, there is no guarantee of eliminating exposure in prior years (i.
The article also discusses the factors that a court considers when determining whether suspects, subjected to this two-tiered approach, waived their Miranda rights knowingly, intelligently, and voluntarily.
Now, Revenue Ruling 2005-4 extends the scope of the existing regulation to include additional taxes voluntarily reported by taxpayers on amended returns or in IRS correspondence.
The Supreme Court's decision may result in discouraging private parties from voluntarily remediating contaminated sites because such parties will not be able to recoup their costs from other PRPs under CERCLA.
This may be the first time ever that a liberal Democrat has asked an industry - any industry - to voluntarily comply with safety standards,'' Leslie said in a written statement.
The article notes that although the Patriot Act may provide protection against lawsuits for companies that comply with court orders and subpoenas for data, organizations that turn over records voluntarily are not protected.