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Old July 6, 2013, 10:38 AM   #19
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As far as I can tell, "lawful order" means that the "order" is not requiring you to do something unlawful.
I don't find it to be quite so simplistic.

A "lawful order" has to be based on a legal precedent. In other words: It has to have a law that enumerates the power of the police to issue such an order to make it "lawful.
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