violation of the law

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And such a line, we were confident, Big Alec intended setting, in open and flagrant violation of the law.
Such an act was in direct violation of the laws of the land.
She was obliged to recollect that her seeing the letter was a violation of the laws of honour, that no one ought to be judged or to be known by such testimonies, that no private correspondence could bear the eye of others, before she could recover calmness enough to return the letter which she had been meditating over, and say--
Keyrouz added that article eight of the Constitution states that personal freedom is protected by the law and that the army's Directorate of Intelligence acted in violation of the law and of human rights.
Authorities seized the passports of Najati, his wife and three children, which had been acquired "in violation of the law on nationality," local media cited Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa al-Khalifa, the head of immigration services for the country's interior ministry, as saying.
The big item in interior enforcement is employer sanctions, cracking down on employers who knowingly hire the illegal aliens in violation of the law.
Neighborhood Housing Services, the court noted that, in order to recover under the Scaffold Law, there must be some evidence that a violation of the law by the contractor or owner was the proximate cause of the accident, as opposed to Cahill's sole negligence.
Violation of the Law for the Preservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison or a 1 million yen fine.
Invitations to the fund-raisers included the names of Tonsich and Stein as hosts, but it was not clear whether that would be a violation of the law.
Food processors supplying retailers can also be held accountable if they are found to be in violation of the law.
22] Additionally, a court may require defendants to forfeit any property or proceeds to the United States obtained as the result of the violation of the law as mandated in the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention Control Act of 1970.
2 million in backpay to be totally inadequate either in terms of justice for the workers, or as a deterrent to continued violation of the law.