Definitions for illegalityˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illegality
unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
: the state of being illegal
The criminal was aware of the illegality of his act.
(uncountable): a defense to the validity of a contract because it was in violation of the law
When sued for refusing to pay for services provided by a prostitute, the customer raised the defense of illegality.
the quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act
Origin: [Cf. F. illgalit.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We were always confident there was no illegality here, and we appreciate the U.S. Attorney clarifying this for the public record.
It just tells you what Obama is thinking, it’s not just the illegality of the act, it’s the fact he did not even recognize what he had essentially done.
Only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.
There was no intention to act unlawfully, that was the judge's findings. If there is an absence of illegality then dolus eventualis is not relevant. He lacked the intention of illegality, therefore he couldn't have committed murder.
We will not solve the refugee problem completely, we need, among other things, further talks with Turkey for that, only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.
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