Private act


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a statute exclusively for the settlement of private and personal interests, of which courts do not take judicial notice; - opposed to a general law, which operates on the whole community. In the United States Congress, similar private acts are referred to as private law and a general law as a public law.

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Religion should be a private act carried out at an institution paid for and provided by the religion.
The former aide to Upper Bann Unionist MP David Simpson had been charged that, for the purpose of sexual gratification, he recorded another person doing a private act knowing that person did not consent to being recorded.
e 40-year-old, of Wake Green Road, Moseley, had previously admitted a charge of observing another person doing a private act for the purpose of sexual gratication.
But he pleaded guilty to voyeurism by recording a person doing a private act for his own sexual gratification.
Pleaded guilty to, for the purpose of sexual gratification, observing a person doing a private act on July 28, stealing a lawnmower from Wilkinson's on July 27 and fraud, by altering a prescription, on August 22.
Jukes appeared at Teesside Crown Court yesterday where he admitted six counts of recording a person doing a private act and 14 counts of making indecent photographs of a child.
This was a private act that regrettably occurred in a public place.
Tibor Horvat, 20, of Botoner Road, Lower Stoke, admitted two counts of recording a person doing a private act for his own sexual gratification.
Adrian Chedgzoy, 22, of Waller Street, Bootle, pleaded guilty to one offence of observing a youngster doing a private act for his own sexual gratification, and to two offences of attempting to observe youngsters for his own gratification.
Previously, at Flintshire magistrates' court, he pleaded not guilty to observing another person doing a private act on July 15 in order to get sexual gratification.
Inspired by Iceland is a public private act - between the Icelandic government, City of Reykjavik, and companies in the travel industry, and in trades and services.
What we don't know are the actual figures of self injury because self injury is generally a private act.