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Synonyms for trespass

Synonyms for trespass

to violate a moral or divine law

to enter forcibly or illegally

an act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

an advance beyond proper or legal limits

Synonyms for trespass

a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages

entry to another's property without right or permission

enter unlawfully on someone's property

make excessive use of

pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

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the terms in which this Bill was introduced to my mind make it clear beyond peradventure that the intention was to give effect to the Tucker recommendation that the limitation period in respect of trespass to the person was not to be reduced to three years but should remain at six years.
The effect of those comments was to exclude actions for trespass to the person (and certain other specified actions) from the more restrictive effects of the limitation provision that was under consideration, and to ensure that trespass to the person retained the more generous limitation period.
In 1963, the Supreme Court of Victoria held in Kruber v Grzesiak that trespass to the person was a 'breach of duty' within the meaning of s 5(6).
Finally, to exclude trespass to the person from the ambit of s 5(1A) (and s 23A) would result in treating plaintiffs in intentional trespass actions less generously than plaintiffs in negligence actions.
This case has undoubtedly paved the way for children held in STCs between 1998 and 2008, and maybe even beyond, to claim compensation for assaults, trespass to the person, and breach of their human rights," she said.