Definition of Contravention. Meaning of Contravention. Synonyms of Contravention

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Definition of Contravention

Contravention
Contravention Con`tra*ven"tion, n. [Cf. F. contravention.] The act of contravening; opposition; obstruction; transgression; violation. Warrants in contravention of the acts of Parliament. --Macaulay. In contravention of all his marriage stipulations. --Motley.

Meaning of Contravention from wikipedia

- Italy, Brazil) a contravention is a non-criminal offense, similar to an infraction or civil penalty in common law countries. Contravention is, in French...
- instigating fitna—sedition—by instituting slavery under its rule in contravention of the anti-slavery consensus of the Islamic scholarly community. The...
- authorities said could potentially be carrying weapons to Houthi fighters in contravention of UN sanctions. The US reported that the Iranian convoy reversed course...
- not legally binding. It issues warnings to attempt to prevent serious contraventions of the convention. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination...
- The Contraventions Act (the Act) is a statute enacted by the federal Parliament of Canada. The official long title of the law, which came into force on...
- According to economist Richard D. Wolff, the NFL's revenue model is in contravention of the typical corporate structure. By redistributing profits to all...
- the "record is clear that Bush was aware that the United States, in contravention of its own stated policy, was trading arms for hostages". The Iran–Contra...
- tacit permission for nuclear weapons to be located in Greenland, in contravention of Denmark's 1957 nuclear-free zone policy. The United States built...
- Social-Democratic Party was supporting the German war effort—a direct contravention of the Second International's Stuttgart resolution that socialist parties...
- suspected counter-revolutionaries, sometimes without trial, and—in contravention of government orders—purged the military and food collection agencies...
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