disregard the law

See: offend
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The government has also directed police to step up clampdowns on private cars that disregard the law and ferry passengers.
Acting Sergeant Steve Millward, from Central Motorway Police Group, said: "We are committed to keeping all road users safe and will continue to take action against those who disregard the law.
Sgt Tony Gatley said: "The number of offences detected during the operation shows how vital initiatives such as this are, as a number of companies and drivers continue to disregard the law.
We will continue to crack down on unscrupulous employers who disregard the law and ensure employees are paid what they earn.
Officers will not hesitate to prosecute where tenants' health and safety is at risk and landlords blatantly disregard the law.
My crystal ball says that those that disregard the law will continue to disregard the law regarding consumption of marijuana," Bills said, "and that there will be probably some folks that have always obeyed the law that want to try marijuana and will be dilligent in following the law.
My advice to cohabitees Given the total disregard the law has for them, it is always worthwhile for unmarried couples to enter into a cohabitation agreement.
The fines are nowhere near high enough for these owners who just disregard the law.
But with technology racing ahead, Feinstein said he feared drone pilots could disregard the law and use the crafts to deliver weapons - and that the federal government will be ill-equipped to stop them.
However, we were told 'Law enforcement is there to enforce the laws, we are not selective nor can we disregard the law.
It would put the fear of God in bank officials that knowingly disregard the law.
This is the crux of the problem and the reason (apart from the money) why bird-trappers continue to disregard the law, attacking and threatening conservationists.