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unlawful assembly

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(Law) law a meeting of three or more people with the intent of carrying out any unlawful purpose
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The acts of the protesters taking part in unlawful assemblies for conspiring and organizing the storming of police cordon lines and blockading access to the Central Government Offices and Lung Wo Road showed blatant disregard for the law and endangered public safety," the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said.
In its statement, the watchdog organisation highlighted that United Nations standards urge security forces to avoid the use of force or minimise it even when dispersing unlawful assemblies which are non-violent.
The newly approved bill, instituted Wednesday, expands police authority into unlawful assemblies, which is defined by Canadian law as a party of three or more people who "disturb the peace tumultuously" or "needlessly and without reasonable cause provoke other persons to disturb the peace tumultuously".