breach of the peace


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breach of the peace

Law an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace
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He said that the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by assaulting and threatening to kill Mr Kareem Ganiyu, Secretary of a transport workers union.
Jailed for a breach of the peace while awaiting trial to end up dead.
A 23-year-old man has been accused of breach of the peace, assault, theft, vandalism, possession of a knife and resisting arrest following an incident between 10.45pm and 11.20pm on Friday at Inverkip Drive in Dykehead.
[N]o person belonging to the [National Guard], [State Defense Forces] or the naval militia shall be arrested on any process issued by or from any civil officer or court, except in cases of felony or breach of the peace, while going to, remaining at or returning from any place at which he may be required to attend for military duty; nor in any case whatsoever while actually engaged in the performance of his military duties, except with the consent of his commanding officer.
The Uniform Commercial Code authorizes a secured party to engage in self-help repossession of secured collateral under section 9-609, so long as the repossession takes place without "breach of the peace." While that term is undefined, several courts have adopted a counterintuitive rule, holding that a law-enforcement officer's presence during a self-help repossession--regardless of purpose or level of involvement--creates a breach of the peace.
Last Wednesday, Quinn, 47, who sings with Irish rebel band Shebeen, was charged with breach of the peace.
Joyce Chapman, 58, of Manningham Road, L4, charged with breach of the peace - bound over for 12 months.
Kristi Caulfield, 21, of Parkstone Road, Foleshill, Coventry, admitted resisting arrest and causing a breach of the peace. He was given a six-month conditional discharge, bound over for PS50 for six months and told to pay PS85 costs.
A MAN appeared in court naked yesterday as he denied committing a breach of the peace by walking close to a children's play park while wearing no clothes.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Rangers reserve goalkeeper Grant Adam has been charged in connection with an alleged sectarian breach of the peace.
Summary: A football fan cleared of assaulting Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been jailed for eight months for a breach of the peace.
A 19-year man and 42-year-old woman were held for breach of the peace. Another man was arrested for a racist breach of the peace.