contrary to law

contrary to law

adjective criminal, false, illegal, illegitimate, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, lawless, malfeasant, outlawed, proscribed, tortious, unauthorized, unlawful, wrong
Associated concepts: contrary to the evidence
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We have discovered that the Crooked Magician has been indulging in his magical arts contrary to Law, and therefore, by Royal Edict, I hereby deprive him of all power to work magic in the future.
The only office of state which I ever held, O men of Athens, was that of senator: the tribe Antiochis, which is my tribe, had the presidency at the trial of the generals who had not taken up the bodies of the slain after the battle of Arginusae; and you proposed to try them in a body, contrary to law, as you all thought afterwards; but at the time I was the only one of the Prytanes who was opposed to the illegality, and I gave my vote against you; and when the orators threatened to impeach and arrest me, and you called and shouted, I made up my mind that I would run the risk, having law and justice with me, rather than take part in your injustice because I feared imprisonment and death.
Mutua said the actions and utterances in the song were "despicable, contrary to law and order and not the hallmarks of a civilised society".
Eastmond was also cited by independent citing commissioner Paul Burke for a separate dangerous tackle on Harlequins' Ross Chisholm contrary to law 9.
For such offenses that he may have committed in relation to his office and occasioned by the fact that he is occupying the said office contrary to law," Totanes' complaint reads.
It merits mentioning here that NAB is also conducting inquiry against Aslam Afghani, former Chief Executive DRAP, Ministry of National Health Services, who had been appointed CEO despite owing a private pharmaceutical company in contrary to law.
They adopted that the impugned order is contrary to law and facts.
The litigation seeks a declaration that FDA's "Interim Policy" on compounding using bulk drug substances under the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 amendments to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is contrary to law because it authorizes bulk compounding of new drugs where the applicable DQSA requirements are not satisfied and because it is fundamentally inconsistent with the plain language and structure of the FDCA statutory regime for introducing new drugs.
Justice Revati Mohire-Dere, while passing the order in favour of the media, said such restrictions are contrary to law and media cannot be stopped from reporting on an ongoing trial.
Ioane is charged with striking Harlequins' Joe Marler with the arm, contrary to law 9.
We have criminal laws penalizing plunder and it will be contrary to law to enter into a compromise agreement, except under exceptions already identified by the Supreme Court,' he said.
He contends no one is above the law and even immunity under Article 248 of the Constitution is not available to prime minister for any criminal act or anything which is contrary to law.