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wrongful act

noun breach, breach of legal duty, civil wrong, contravention, delinquency, dereliction, dereeiction of duty, guilty act, illegality, impropriety, injustice, malefaction, malpractice, misbehavior, misconduct, misdoing, misfeasance, offense, offense against the law, tort, transgression, trespass, violation, willful wronggoing, wrong, wrongful conduct
Associated concepts: criminal act, illegality, perjury, tortuous act, wrongful attachment, wrongful conviction, wrongful death, wrongful execution, wrongful foreclosure, wrongful injunction, wrongful institution of an action, wrongful levy, wrongful testimony
See also: tort, tortious act
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In her judgment, Ms Mochache said despite Sagar not being at the Central police station on the day of attack, all the wrongful acts that were done by Yakub and the other two slain girls were attributable to her.
That in view of the above, our client is entitled to damages for mental torture, harassment, agony, and humiliation which she, the workers and supporters of PPP have suffered and are undergoing at present because of wrongful acts on your part individually and jointly," the notice read.
He covers three illustrative cases, an overview of the key moments in the development of NATO, current institutional framework of NATO and its decision making process, the international legal personality of NATO, binding international obligations to NATO's operations, and attributes of wrongful acts to NATO.
The 2001 Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts clearly notes in Article 35 that "a state responsible for an internationally wrongful act is under an obligation to make restitution, that is, to re-establish the situation which existed before the wrongful act was committed, provided and to the extent that restitution is not materially impossible.
In the letter Armenias policy of aggression and occupation against Azerbaijan and its consequences, international legal responsibility of Armenia for wrongful acts, resolutions and decisions of UN Security Council and other international organizations, as well as humanitarian and other aspects of the conflict, illegal economic and other activities in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and third party responsibility for such actions with fundamental facts were explained in detailed manner and in this context, groundlessness of Armenias assertions was exposed once again.
The complaint lists down 24 wrongful acts that Montano allegedly committed, including entering into multimillion pesos' worth of questionable contracts, and hiring his own staff whose functions are redundant with those of incumbent employees.
When defining insurable acts, many cyber insurance policies separate wrongful acts into 2 categories, "Network Security Wrongful Act" and "Privacy Wrongful Act".
A typical prior acts exclusion excludes coverage for any claim based upon wrongful acts that occurred prior to a certain date--often the inception date of the policy.
As early as 1874, the Illinois Supreme Court stated that a party may recover the damages naturally flowing from the wrongful acts of the defendants, including attorneys' fees and expenses incurred in litigation with third parties:
Islamic clerics yesterday clarified that some extravagant merrymaking planned for Eid'l Fitr are "bida'a," or an Arabic term for innovations prone to demerits as wrongful acts.
Lawsky said, 'In every matter where there is bad conduct, we look very closely to see if we can identify individuals who have engaged in those wrongful acts and, if there is, then there should be consequences.
Khanlari called for legal action to be taken against perpetrators of the wrongful acts of blasphemy, adding that the courts of justice must bring the perpetrators behind the bar.