malum prohibitum

malum prohibitum

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  • Malum prohibitum — (plural mala prohibita, literal translation: wrong [as or because] prohibited ) is a Latin phrase used in law to refer to conduct that constitutes an unlawful act only by virtue of statute,[1] as opposed to conduct evil in and of itself, or malum …   Wikipedia

  • malum prohibitum — malum pro·hib·i·tum / prō hi bə təm/ n pl mala pro·hib·i·ta / hi bə tə/ [New Latin, prohibited offense]: an offense prohibited by statute but not inherently evil or wrong is malum prohibitum and, therefore, does not demand mens rea Commonwealth v …   Law dictionary

  • malum prohibitum — /maebm prahibatam/ A wrong prohibited; a thing which is wrong because prohibited; an act which is not inherently immoral, but becomes so because its commission is expressly forbidden by positive law; an act involving an illegality resulting from… …   Black's law dictionary

  • malum prohibitum — /maebm prahibatam/ A wrong prohibited; a thing which is wrong because prohibited; an act which is not inherently immoral, but becomes so because its commission is expressly forbidden by positive law; an act involving an illegality resulting from… …   Black's law dictionary

  • malum prohibitum —    (Latin: wrong due to being prohibited) Crimes defined by statute, as compared to crimes based on common law and clear violations of society s norms. Such statutory crimes include criminal violations of regulatory acts and most white collar… …   Business law dictionary

  • malum prohibitum — See mala prohibits …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • crime malum prohibitum — n. A crime that is illegal because it is prohibited by statute. See also malum prohibitum The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • roy poet dispenser ove malum prohibitum, mais non malum per se — The king can grant a dispensation for a malum prohibitum, but not for a malum per se …   Black's law dictionary

  • act malum prohibitum — /aekt msbm prahibatam/ See malum prohibitum …   Black's law dictionary

  • act malum prohibitum — /aekt msbm prahibatam/ See malum prohibitum …   Black's law dictionary

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