What are act as?

  • (verb): Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind.
    Synonyms: act, play
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on act:

European Communities Act 1972 (UK)
... The European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom providing for the incorporation of European Community law into the domestic law of the United Kingdom ... is not to be confused with the Irish law of the same name, Act No ...
Fiorello La Guardia - Early Political Career - Return To Congress
... major legislation was the Norris-LaGuardia Act, cosponsored with Nebraska senator George Norris in 1932 ... between the enactment of the Clayton Antitrust Act in 1914 and the end of the 1920s ... and that Congress therefore has wide power in defining and restricting their jurisdiction, the act forbids issuance of injunctions to sustain anti-union contracts of employment ...
Qui Tam - False Claims Act
... The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C ... The act of filing such actions is informally called "whistleblowing." Persons filing under the Act stand to receive a portion (usually about 15-25 percent) of any recovered damages ... The Act provides a legal tool to counteract fraudulent billings turned in to the Federal Government ...
Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations Act
... The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides ... The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows for the leaders of a syndicate to be tried for the crimes which they ordered others to do or assisted them, closing a perceived loophole that ... RICO was enacted by section 901(a) of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970 (Pub.L ...
Qui Tam
... The writ fell into disuse in England and Wales following the Common Informers Act 1951 but, as of 2010, remains current in the United States under the False Claims Act ... the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act effectively removed qui tam remedies from ยง 292 ...

More definitions of "act as":

  • (verb): Function as or act like.
    Example: "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"

Famous quotes containing the word act:

    People start parades—politicians just get out in front and act like they’re leading.
    Dana Gillman Rinehart (b. 1946)

    Always strive to find out what to do by thinking, without asking anybody. If you continually do this, you will soon act like a grown-up woman. For want of doing this, a very great number of grown-up people act like children.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)