Legal Definition and Related Resources of Overt act
Meaning of Overt act
(Law Lat. apertum factum) . In criminal law. An open, manifest act, from which criminality may be implied. 193 111. App. 128. Brande. An open act, which must be manifestly proved. 3 Inst. 12.
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Vocabularies (Semantic Web Information)
Overt Act Legal Definition
An act establishing intent
Synonyms of Overt Act
- criminal act
- intentional act
- manifest act
- open act
- outward act
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