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

  • Any consequence of war, invasion, acts of foreign enemies, hostilities (whether declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection of military or usurped power, direct participation in Riot and civil commotion.

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 or more persons simultaneously engaging in tumultuous and violent conduct and thereby intentionally or recklessly causing or creating a grave risk of physical injury or substantial property damage or causing public alarm.
Riot means a riot within the meaning of section 98;
Riot means a public disturbance involving:
Riot is to be construed in accordance with section 1 of the Public Order Xxx 0000. 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--
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Riot means all forms of public violence, disorder or disturbance of the peace by three or more persons. It does not matter whether: