ACT

1. сущ.
1) общ. дело, поступок, деяние; действие, акт

condemn the attack as an act of mindless violence — осудить нападение как акт бессмысленного насилия

criminal act — преступное деяние [действие\], преступление

caught in the act of stealing — пойманный при совершении кражи

See:
act of grace, act of God
2)
а) юр. (законодательный) акт, закон, постановление

Stock Exchange Act — закон "О фондовой бирже"

Act of Congress — закон, принятый конгрессом

Act of Parliament — закон, принятый парламентом

under the act — по закону, в соответствии с законом

under the Bankruptcy Act — по закону [в соответствии с законом\] "О банкротстве"

See:
Act of Congress, Act of Parliament, uniform act, Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1974 Trade Act, Act of Settlement 1700, Administration of Estates Act 1925, African Growth and Opportunity Act, Agricultural Trade Act, Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Andean Trade Preference Act, Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act, Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876, Arms Export Control Act, Bank Export Services Act, Bills of Lading Act 1855, Buy American Act, Byrnes Act, Canada Act 1982, Cargo Preference Act, Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, Carriage of Goods by Water Act, Civil Rights Act of 1866, Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, Companies Act 1985, Competition Act 1998, Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act, Courts Act 1971, Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Crown Proceedings Act 1947, Customs Act, Customs Modernization Act, Data Protection Act 1998, Edge Act, Employment Act 1980, Employment Protection Act 1975, European Communities Act 1972, Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, Equal Pay Act, Export Administration Act, Export Trading Company Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Financial Services Act 1986, Food Stamp Act, Foreign Agents Registration Act, Foreign Bank Supervision Enhancement Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, Foreign Trade Zones Act, Freedom of Information Act 2000, FTZ Act, Government of Ireland Act 1920, Hatch Act, Harter Act, Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act, Health and Safety at Work etc.Act 1974, House of Lords Act 1999, Human Rights Act 1998, Immigration Act 1971, Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988, Industrial Relations Act 1988, Interception of Telecommunications Act 1985, Interception of Telecommunications Act 1985, International Banking Act, International Emergency Economic Powers Act, Investigatory Powers Act 2000, Investment Canada Act, Life Peerages Act 1958, Local Government Act 1972, Local Government Act 1992, Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975, Mod Act, North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, National Health Service Reorganization Act 1973, Obscene Publications Act 1964, Official Secrets Act 1989, Omnibus Trade And Competitiveness Act, Organic Act of Guam, Parliament Act 1949, Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, Peerages Act 1963, Pensions Act 1995, Pitt's Health and Morals of Apprentices Act 1802, Police and Criminal Evidence Act, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 I 1. 2), Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 I 1. 2)
б) юр., амер. (используется как технический термин, обозначающий законопроект, принятый одной из палат в виде окончательного законопроекта)
See:
bill, Congress
в) юр. акт, (официальный) документ, постановление (напр., официально зафиксированное решение какой-л. комиссии)
See:
commission, administrative act
2. гл.
1) общ. действовать, предпринимать определенные действия; делать что-л.; принимать участие (в каком-л. деле и т. д.)

to be quick to act — действовать быстро

to act up to a promise — сдержать обещание

to act for [on\] behalf of smb. — действовать от чьего-л. имени

to act on behalf of — действовать от чьего-л. имени, представлять кого-л.

to act by deputy — действовать через заместителя [представителя\]

to act on [upon\] smth. — действовать в соответствии с чем-л.

to act on [upon\] an order — действовать по приказу

to act from [out of\] smth. — действовать исходя из чего-л.

They should act to solve the problem. — Им следует действовать, чтобы решить проблему.

It is time to act. — Пора действовать.

He was quick to act. — Он сразу же откликнулся.

2) общ. работать, служить, действовать (в качестве кого-л.), выполнять функции

to act as smb's replacement — замещать кого-л.

to act as a trustee — действовать в качестве доверенного лица

She currently acts as accountant. — В данный момент она исполняет функции бухгалтера.


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advance corporation taxAssociation of Corporate Treasurers
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Бухгалтерия и аудит
см. advance corporation tax


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