disturbance of the peace


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Synonyms for disturbance of the peace

any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled

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I pay my rates in full and part-payments go to the Police and Crime Commissioner, but of course it's not their job to deal with noise pollution even though it is a disturbance of the peace and in my understanding that is classified as a crime.
In "Augustine on War and Peace," Synan emphasizes how Augustine's thinking about just and unjust war was tempered by his own lived experience: the Donatist's disturbance of the peace included murdering and maiming his priests
Cabral added that: "The members of the Security Council recalled the fundamental principle of the inviolability of diplomatic and consular premises and the obligation of host governments, to take all appropriate steps to protect diplomatic and consular premises against any intrusion or damage and prevent any disturbance of the peace of these missions or impairment of their dignity " The council members called Syria to take all necessary measures to protect diplomatic missions and their members //Petra// SF//R Q// 16/11/2011 - 11:22:58 AM
The judge pointed out that the refusal was polite, and did not lead to a disturbance of the peace.
The so-called Religious Freedom in Public Places Act is a sweeping measure that guarantees the right to "pray individually or corporately in a private or public setting so long as such prayer does not result in disturbance of the peace or disruption of a public meeting or assembly.
But the German man had been feuding with his neighbours for months, and as he emerged through the hole, he was met by police who are now considering charging him with disturbance of the peace.
I do have your license plate number, should this keep occurring I will contact the police with regards to disturbance of the peace.
The party's Childhood Review urges councils to resist pressure to put up "no ball games" signs and calls on police to ensure that children letting off steam in harmless outdoor play are not treated as a public nuisance or a disturbance of the peace.
A Lakeland Leisure spokeswoman said "Creating a nuisance or disturbance of the peace is not tolerated.
The fifth part, from Requiem, suggests that disturbance of the peace can spawn great art.
Consequently, cycle-infantry would be invaluable in cases of local disturbance of the peace, for the reason that they can be moved to the points of incipient trouble with great rapidity.
In a situation like that, you have the potential of creating a disturbance of the peace, an altercation or a fight if someone sees you taking down someone else's signs,'' Giles said.