Riot definition

Riot means a tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by three or more persons assembled together and acting with a common intent.
Riot means the act of any person taking part together with others in any disturbance of the public peace (whether in connection with a Strike or lock-out or not) or the action of any lawfully constituted governmental authority in suppressing or attempting to suppress any such disturbance or in minimising the consequences of such disturbance.
Riot means a public disturbance involving an assemblage of five or more persons which by tumultuous and violent conduct creates grave danger of damage or injury to property or persons or substantially obstructs law enforcement or other government function.

Examples of Riot in a sentence

  • War / Hostilities (b) Riot or Civil Commotion (c) Earthquake, flood, tempest, lighting or other natural disasters (d) Restrictions imposed by the Government or other statutory bodies which prevents or delays the execution of the Contract by the Seller.

  • Civil Disorder or Riot means a public disturbance by a person or persons acting in revolt, coup, rebellion or resistance against an established government or civil authority or involvement in acts of violence that causes immediate danger, damage, or injury to others or their property.

  • Security Breach, Civil Disorder or Riot while at an airport or other port for at least 6 consecutive hours preventing You from reaching Your Scheduled Destination or departing on Your Trip.Receipts must accompany Reasonable Additional Expenses incurred.These benefit(s) will not duplicate any other benefits payable under the policy or any coverage(s) attached to the policy.

  • Quarantine, hijacking, Strike, Natural Disaster, terrorism or Civil Disorder or Riot.

  • The general exclusion which reads “participation in a Civil Disorder or Riot, or insurrection” and the general exclusion which begins with “the commission of or attempt to commit a felony or being engaged in an illegal occupation” are hereby deleted and replaced with the following:6.


More Definitions of Riot

Riot means all forms of public violence, disorder, or disturbance of the public peace by three or more persons assembled together. It does not matter whether there was common intent or not and it does not matter whether or not damage to person or property or unlawful act was the intent or the consequence of such disorder.
Riot means four (4) or more persons simultaneously engaging in tumultuous and violent conduct, thereby intentionally or recklessly causing or creating a grave risk of physical injury or substantial property damage or causing public alarm.
Riot means a public disturbance involving an assemblage of five (5) or more persons, which by tumultuous and violent conduct creates grave danger of damage or injury to property or persons or substantially obstructs law enforcement or other government function. (Source: North Dakota Century Code Section 12.1-25-01(2) and 12.1-25-03)
Riot means a riot within the meaning of section 98;
Riot means all forms of public violence, disorder or disturbance of the peace by three or more persons. It does not matter whether:
Riot is to be construed in accordance with section 1 of the Public Order Act 1986. This Ground applies only in relation to dwelling-houses in England. Ground 14A The dwelling-house was occupied (whether alone or with others) by a married couple, a couple who are civil partners of each other, a couple living together as husband and wife or a couple living together as if they were civil partners and--