commit breach of trust

commit breach of trust
index cheat, defraud

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  • trust — n 1 a: a fiduciary relationship in which one party holds legal title to another s property for the benefit of a party who holds equitable title to the property b: an entity resulting from the establishment of such a relationship see also… …   Law dictionary

  • breach — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 breaking of a law, agreement, rule, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, fundamental, grave, serious ▪ deliberate, flagrant ▪ He refused to shake hands, in deliberate breach …   Collocations dictionary

  • commit — vb 1 Commit, entrust, confide, consign, relegate are comparable when they mean to assign to a person or place for some definite end or purpose (as custody or safekeeping). Commit is the widest term; it may express merely the general idea of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • defraud — de·fraud /di frȯd/ vt: to deprive of something by fraud de·fraud·er n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. defraud …   Law dictionary

  • misappropriate — mis·ap·pro·pri·ate /ˌmi sə prō prē ˌāt/ vt: to appropriate wrongfully or unlawfully (as by theft or embezzlement) mis·ap·pro·pri·a·tion / ˌprō prē ā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • cheat — I verb act dishonestly, be cunning, be dishonest, befool, beguile, betray, break faith, commit breach of trust, cozen, deceive, defalcate, defraud, deprive of dishonestly, dissemble, dupe, embezzle, fraudare, ignore ethics, inveigle, lack honesty …   Law dictionary

  • Penal Code (Singapore) — The Penal Code of Singapore [Singapore Statute | c ed = 1985] sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of common criminal offences such as homicide, theft and cheating. The Penal Code… …   Wikipedia

  • Bristol and West Building Society v. Mothew — [1998] Ch 1 is a leading English trust law and professional negligence case, concerning a solicitor s duty of care and skill, and the nature of fiduciary duties.FactsMr Mothew was a solicitor who had acted for both Bristol and West Building… …   Wikipedia

  • Murder (German law) — In Germany the term Mord (murder) is officially used for the intentional killing of another person, but only if the case is especially severe. The requirements can be read in § 211 of the German Criminal Code, Strafgesetzbuch (StGB). The murderer …   Wikipedia

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

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