lawful possession

lawful possession

noun allowable retention, auuhorized proprietorship, authorized retention, lawful retennion, legal retention, legitimate control over, legitimate ownership, legitimate retention, permissible control, perritted control, possession in accordance with the law, possession in conformity to the law, possession prescribed by law, proper bailment, proper ownership, proper title, reeention sanctioned by law, retention warranted by law, right of retention, rightful control, rightful retention, sanctioned retention, valid retention
Associated concepts: governmental authority, marshal law, rule of law
See also: dominion, interest, ownership
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POA is in the lawful possession of the Olympic House working strictly in compliance to the Olympic Charter and OCA Rules and shall continue in playing its roll to expand olympism in Pakistan.
On being interrogated the passenger could not provide evidence in support of lawful possession of the recovered foreign currency.
A loophole in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, allows the lawful possession in England and Wales of pornographic images depicting rape, campaigners have warned.
However, it also provides that a private establishment may not prohibit the lawful possession of firearms in a parking facility or parking area.
An owner, a person in lawful possession of property, or a person authorized by them is now allowed to arrest a person within a reasonable amount of time after having found a person committing a criminal offence either:
He continued: "The NLA would like to see landlords being able to automatically regain lawful possession.
According to Robinson, he was in lawful possession of a key which he used to gain entry and is not guilty of trespassing.
The owner of the property has been given all possible assistance to resolve the issues, however the matter of obtaining lawful possession is his responsibility.
The good news is, the NRA has filed a notice of appeal, and also reports bills have been introduced in the Senate and House to provide for the lawful possession of firearms on DOI land.
Chapter 4 shows the extent to which the crown's emphasis on fortifying and defending the new territories as the first duty of settlers further supported such claims to lawful possession against other European powers and in conjunction with carefully controlled and officially sanctioned "printed maps, the subject of [chapter 5], had the effect of communicating to English and European communities that the English empire in America was larger, more powerful, and more united than it was in reality" (147).
2) Any one who is (a) the owner or a person in lawful possession of property, or (b) a person authorized by the owner or by a person in lawful possession of property, may arrest without warrant a person whom he finds committing a criminal offence on or in relation to that property.
Even she had to put up with the continual line of suitors who couldn't accept that a woman might prefer a quiet life with her maid to the role of wife, mother, and lawful possession.