act in self-defence

= act in self-defense діяти в порядку самозахисту (самооборони)

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  • Self-defence in English law — In English criminal law, the defence of self defence provides for the right of people to act in a manner that would be otherwise unlawful in order to preserve the physical integrity of themselves or others or to prevent any crime. For the… …   Wikipedia

  • self-defence — (BrE) (AmE self defense) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ collective ▪ legitimate VERB + SELF DEFENCE ▪ learn ▪ The women learn self defence to protect themselves …   Collocations dictionary

  • Self-defence (Australia) — In the criminal law of Australia, self defence may be a complete defence to criminal liability for causing injury in defence of the person or, to a limited extent, property, or a partial defence to murder if the degree of force used was excessive …   Wikipedia

  • self-defence — n. 1 an aggressive act, speech, etc., intended as defence (had to hit him in self defence). 2 (usu. the noble art of self defence) boxing. Derivatives: self defensive adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-defence — /sɛlf dəˈfɛns / (say self duh fens) noun 1. the act of defending one s own person, reputation, etc. 2. Law the use of reasonable force against an attacker, constituting a defence in criminal law and tort. –self defensive, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • acted in self defence — committed an act in order to protect oneself, acted for self preservation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Local Self-Defence in Lithuania during the Nazi German occupation (1941–1944) — Local Self Defence in Lithuania during the Nazi occupation (1941–1944) consisted of voluntary armed security units under the supervision of the region authorities formed to protect local population from armed Soviet underground. Organization of… …   Wikipedia

  • self-defense — self defensive, adj. /self di fens , self /, n. 1. the act of defending one s person when physically attacked, as by countering blows or overcoming an assailant: the art of self defense. 2. a claim or plea that the use of force or injuring or… …   Universalium

  • self-defense — self′ defense′ n. 1) the act of defending one s person by physical force 2) a claim or plea that the use of force was necessary in defending one s own person 3) cvb an act or instance of protecting one s own interests, property, etc., as by… …   From formal English to slang

  • Defence of property — Criminal defenses …   Wikipedia

  • Self-defense — For the term as used in international relations, see defensive war. Self defense, self defence (see spelling differences) or private defense is a countermeasure that involves defending oneself, one s property or the well being of another from… …   Wikipedia

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