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WILFULLY, intentionally.
     2. In charging certain offences it is required that they should be stated to be wilfully done. Arch. Cr. Pl. 51, 58; Leach's Cr. L. 556.
     3. In Pennsylvania it has been decided that the word maliciously was an equivalent for the word wilfully, in an indictment for arson. 5 Whart. R. 427.

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On March 30, 2017, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by repeatedly telephoning [a woman] and harassing her.
West Midlands Police confirmed: "A man and woman were arrested on suspicion of wilfully ill-treating a child after a seven-year-old boy was found deceased at a property in Cook Street, Nechells, on Sunday, November 26, just after 7.
He also denied wilfully injuring a badger on April 27 last year and attempting to cause an animal fight to take place.
A spokesman for NAB said that the accused wilfully default electricity bills for several years.
Jones pleaded guilty to nine charges of wilfully neglecting nine patients "lacking capacity" at the Welsh hospital between February 2012 and February 2013.
Jones faces nine charges of ill treating or wilfully neglecting patients on ward two by failing to check and then falsifying blood glucose levels.
They also been charged with knowingly and wilfully interfering with the administration of justice by failing to remove from Al-Jadeed TV's website and Al-Jadeed TV's YouTube channel information on purported confidential witnesses.
In our view, no litigant can avail of any discretionary remedy from the court by wilfully and flagrantly disobeying the orders of the court," a bench of justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Rajiv Shakdher observed, rejecting a plea by the IPG challenging an earlier single-judge bench order declaring their strike as "illegal".
Alan Alexander, 32, from York, Richard Simpson, 37, from York, Paul Tindall, 31, from York and William Anderson, 26, from Pickering, North Yorkshire, were jailed for 16 weeks at Scarborough Magistrates' Court after being found guilty of wilfully killing a badger, hunting a mammal with dogs, digging for badgers and interfering with a badger sett.
Acting Sergeant Christopher Wilson has pleaded not guilty to misconduct in a public office by wilfully misconducting himself or neglecting to perform his duty in respect of his treatment of Mr Powell.
Aurora Gronan, aged 24, of Radford Road, Radford, Coventry, using a vehicle without insurance, wilfully obstructing a police constable in the execution of his duty and failing to surrender to custody, fined pounds 330 to be paid forthwith or serve one day's detention and banned from driving for 28 days.
Compared with Perrault's wilfully simple quartet of podium-mounted towers, Portzamparc's wilfully complex accretions of sculptural objects are imbued with an inviting dynamism.