Martial law is a specified form of government and law enforcement.
It is defined as
1) Temporary rule by military authorities, imposed on a civilian population especially in time of war or emergency, when civil authority has broken down. It may also be used during outbreaks of deadly illnesses.
2) The law imposed on an occupied territory by occupying military forces.
Among aspects of martial law are censorship of radio and newspapers, prohibition of the sale and consumption of Alcoholic Beverages, prohibition of gatherings of more than five persons in the street, and requirement of a permit from the local military authorities before any public meeting can be held. Religious meetings inside buildings may be tolerated by the authorities, held at hours not conflicting with the curfew.
In rare cases, martial law has been in effect with armed soldiers barring citizens from being out-of-doors after sunset.
Martial law is used when the government calls for a state of emergency. Martial law is used as curfew, crowd control, and when looting is taking place. It is also known as a police action.
*The US television series Martial Law (1998-2000) was an action police series starring Hong Kong actor Sammo Hung. The title was a wordplay on the leading character's name, "Marshal" Sammo Law.
Martial law is declared by people in authority. Therefore, only those same people can stop martial law.
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Martial law is law that has strict regulations and requirements with no civil rights.
martial law was in act. Martial law sent many to prison.
Perwez musharaff martial law was administrator .
Martial Law was declared by Ferdinand Marcos on September 21, 1972.
No such thing as martial (marshall) law in Canada, unless we have a civil war
first martial law in Pakistan: 7 oct 1958
The duration of Martial Law - TV series - is 2700.0 seconds.
Massachusetts was put under the martial law in the 18th century.
Zillur R. Khan has written: 'Martial law to martial law'
law and legal issues
Bullies won't pick on students of martial arts for long. When the National Guard moves into a riot-torn area, martial law ensures peace. Will martial law be necessary on the Martian planet?
Traditionally Martial Law is used when civilian law enforcement can no longer effectively control the situation.
After the disaster, the government enacted martial law.
Trying Members that did something against the military law
the first martial law was imposed by president iskanar mirz on 7 octuber 1958
Martial Law - TV series - was created on 1998-09-26.
Martial Law - TV series - ended on 2000-05-13.
Many changes took place during the imposition of Martial Law. In general, the Martial Law regime was repressive and anti-democratic. Intensified and legitimized the corrupt and abusive administration of President Marcos.
Frederic Mackarness has written: 'Lifting the veil in Cape Colony' -- subject(s): Martial law 'Martial law in the Cape Colony during 1901' -- subject(s): History, Martial law
Karate is a famous martial art; the mayor declared martial law after rioting broke out.
The opposite of civil law is martial law. In martial law, the military junta governs the country. Where all sorts of peoples' freedoms are chocked and they are treated like slaves.
The legislature has power to declare martial law in case of state emergencies.