confiscatory


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confiscatory

adjective acquisitive, appropriating, attaching, capturing, commandeering, conquering, depriving, disseizing, distraining, divesting, exacting, expropriatory, extortionary, foreclosing, forfeiting, impounding, rapacious, requisitory, seizing, taking, usurpatory
Associated concepts: confiscatory orders, confiscatory rates
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In its judgment, the district court denied that TCF's takings claim is subject to the "just and reasonable" test under the confiscatory rate doctrine.
It's complicated, but essentially it's the $10 bill you slip to the bouncer at Shotgun Willie's, conferring to you a right to pay a confiscatory sum for a lime-flavored Miller Chill.
The days of so-called confiscatory taxes are waning (though they still exist in some countries), and U.
Yet Keene would have us believe that the solution to these problems lies not in returning to some reasonable level of management on federal forests, but rather in imposing a confiscatory tax system on Oregon's private forests.
Because that 2001 law is not permanent, the death tax is now scheduled to return with a veritable vengeance in 2011, at a confiscatory rate of 55 percent.
But, it is the women's artwork (only some of which survived the Nazis' confiscatory ravages) that gives shape to Hammer's more lyrical imagery.
Britain's confiscatory gun laws caused him to immigrate to the United States.
First, China imposes strict limits on the number of foreign films that can be exhibited in its theaters on a revenue-sharing basis and applies burdensome regulations and confiscatory taxes on foreign home video and television content.
Ackerman describes his proposal, House Bill 2957, as "a shot across the bow to express my dissatisfaction with the confiscatory tuition and fee increases.
The Superior Court is authorized to reduce the maximum civil penalties if "to do otherwise would result in an award that is unjust, arbitrary, and oppressive, or confiscatory.
That confiscatory rate would certainly be challenged under the U.
If our do-nothing Congress would repeal a few more of its confiscatory taxes, I would buy a bigger rocket and go up there and repair the glitch myself.