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Requisition

A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.

Requisition refers to the seizure of Personal Property, whereas condemnation entails the taking of real property.

requisition

noun application, behest, bidding, call, claim, compulsory acquisition, demand, direction, forcible demand, formal request, indent, injunction, levy, mandate, necessitation, necessity, need, order, postulatio, request, requirement, requisite, want
See also: appeal, application, arrogation, call, canon, charge, claim, command, compel, demand, desideratum, dun, exact, excise, importune, mandate, market, monition, move, option, petition, pray, prayer, request, require, requirement

REQUISITION. The act of demanding a thing to be done by virtue of some right. 2. The constitution of the United States, art. 4, s. 2, provides that fugitives from justice shall be delivered up to the authorities of the state from which they are fugitives, on the demand of the executive from such state. The demand made by the governor of one state on the governor of another for a fugitive is called a requisition.

References in classic literature ?
Some are petitioning the State to dissolve the Union, to disregard the requisitions of the President.
If I could convince myself that I have any right to be satisfied with men as they are, and to treat them accordingly, and not according, in some respects, to my requisitions and expectations of what they and I ought to be, then, like a good Mussulman and fatalist, I should endeavor to be satisfied with things as they are, and say it is the will of God.
Except as to the rule of appointment, the United States has an indefinite discretion to make requisitions for men and money; but they have no authority to raise either, by regulations extending to the individual citizens of America.
There was a time when we were told that breaches, by the States, of the regulations of the federal authority were not to be expected; that a sense of common interest would preside over the conduct of the respective members, and would beget a full compliance with all the constitutional requisitions of the Union.
The causes which have been specified produced at first only unequal and disproportionate degrees of compliance with the requisitions of the Union.
The present Congress can make requisitions to any amount they please, and the States are constitutionally bound to furnish them; they can emit bills of credit as long as they will pay for the paper; they can borrow, both abroad and at home, as long as a shilling will be lent.
Day after day and week after week elapsed, yet the store-house requisite for the reception of the cargo was not completed, and the ship was detained in port; while the captain was teased by frequent requisitions for various articles for the use of the establishment, or the trade with the natives.
How Anne's more rigid requisitions might have been taken is of little consequence.
Provincial Home Secretary Mukhtiar Ahmed Soomro through Chief Secretary Sindh had moved a summary to the chief minister stating that the stay requisition of Pakistan Rangers by Government of Sindh would expire on July 19, 2015.
In connection with the withdrawn Requisition, the Company proposes to make certain changes to the Board of the Company.
for recipe and menu costing, inventory control, purchasing and ordering, requisitions and transfers, and nutritional analysis.
Opposition parties Pakistan People Party (PPP), Awami National Party (ANP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Pakistan Muslim LeagueQuaid (PMLQ), JamaateIslami (JI), All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) and independent members of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) had submitted the requisition for NA session on January 20.