harmful action

See: mischief
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The researchers found that older adults were more likely to condemn accidentally harmful acts and recommend that the person be punished, even when it appeared that the harmful action was unintentional.
A third, but less obvious, assumption underpinning the protection of freedom of expression is that the state has the effective power to either prevent or punish harmful action by the audience.
Our mayor and mayor pro tem allowed their personal animus toward David to cloud their judgment.They have hurt the city of Prescott by taking this unnecessary and harmful action against one of our two LD1 representatives in the state Legislature, where goodwill and good working relations are so important.
She also underlined the importance of building a bridge of cooperation and confidence between Palestinian forces and the Lebanese state and its security institutions, particularly the Lebanese Army, with the aim of beefing up security and stability in the camp and preventing any alien ideologies from infiltrating it or using it as a launching pad for any harmful action against neighboring Lebanese areas.
Shedding some light on offenses, categorized as part of the KEP tasks, he mentioned fishing in the Kuwait Bay, dropping waste randomly, scooping up soil particularly at the camping locations or another harmful action in the desert that may harm the wild life.
The SPLA has a constitutional mandate to provide security and protect civilians and their properties, how then can we destroy the same properties we are mandated to defend and protect from any harmful action and damage, " Aguer wondered.
Part 1--Occurrence of Harmful Action (Physical Actions forming Terrorist Crimes according to International Legal System):
(36) The distinguishing characteristic of reactive harms is that they involve the active participation of the listener, who will translate the information communicated to him into harmful action.
Such flux ensures refining and cleaning of liquid metal in the melting unit from sulfur and phosphorus and protection against harmful action of environment and significant yield at high cooling rate [2].
A moment's reflection on the Golden Rule is all it takes to prevent harmful action. Pause, reflect on the maxim, then act.
"We therefore urge jockeys to see the commonsense of this latest offer, and consider it fully before any further harmful action is embarked upon.
British Horseracing Board chief executive Greg Nichols said: "We urge jockeys to see the common sense of this latest offer, and consider it fully before any further harmful action is embarked upon.