illegality


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illegality

noun corruptness, criminality, illegitimacy, impropriety, infraction, infringement, lawlessness, misdeed, transgression, unauthorization, unfitness, unlawfulness, violation of the law
Associated concepts: ultra vires
Foreign phrases: Pacta quae contra leges constituuionesque vel contra bonos mores fiunt nullam vim habere, indubitati juris est.It is unquestionably the law that contracts which are made contrary to the laws oragainst good morals, have no force in law.
See also: burglary, corruption, crime, criminality, felony, infringement, injustice, irregularity, misconduct, misdeed, misdemeanor, misdoing, offense, prohibition, transgression, violation, wrong
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The allegation of illegality was a significant and damaging claim, requiring correction under the terms of Clause 1 (ii).
Nevertheless, the weight of evidence sent to the justices is sufficient to prove, beyond all doubt, the illegality of Israel's actions, both under International Law and also Israeli Constitutional Law.
This book explores the illegality of a migrantAEs stay within the European Union from a legal perspective, with a focus on EU law, examining what is covered by the EU law conceptualization of oillegalityo in relation to a migrantAEs legal status, which statuses are excluded from this conceptualization, and which are covered but not acknowledged.
Committee chairperson Rachael Nyamai told the commission to explain why it failed to inform the management of the two schools on the illegality of the letter.
"Moscow reaffirms Russia's principled position on the illegality of Israel's settlement activities on the Palestinian territories, including in East Jerusalem.
Spokesman for the Iraqi Foreign Ministry Ahmed Jamal said in a statement today "In response to the request of Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari at the meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Arab League, the Ministerial Council issued an Arab and unanimous decision to reject the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan region because of its illegality and its opposition to the Iraqi constitution, and support Iraq's unity as it represents a major factor for the security and stability of the region and that the threat of this unity represents a threat to the security of the region and the ability of its countries and peoples to confront terrorism.
Firstly, because it is not the only illegality in U.P., that warranted such drastic action.
On Tuesday, the United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon strongly criticised Israel's decision to build the new housing units, pointing at the illegality of them.
He said that misuse of state lands allotted for a specific purpose by illegally changing their use to residential, commercial and for building golf courses was also a huge illegality.
When this illegality was first reported, telecom companies claimed that the mobile carrier which benefits the most by providing excessive subsidies and disturbing the market is likely to hold the greatest responsibility.
"The European Council did not condemn Turkey for the illegality it has already committed, nor has it called on Turkey to stop this illegality, and it does not warn Turkey with sanctions in case it continues to conduct the illegality," said the party's spokeswoman Christiana Erotokritou.