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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.


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.

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To further complicate the process, the requisitioner, after placing an order, has difficulty determining the status of the order.
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Murray insists the society's own rules stipulate it has to hold on to the forms for three months so that requisitioners can amass the 100 forms needed.
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The latest release features a new buying interface that gives requisitioners access to the information they need to make informed and compliant buying decisions, advanced workflow to allow users to work more effectively, and tighter and updated integration with PROACTIS Source-to-Contract solutions.
The four so-called requisitioners - Paul Murray, Malcolm Murray, Alex Wilson and Scott Murdoch - all polled close to 30 per cent and failed to win a boardroom seat.
Hubwoo's Catalog & Search solution provides requisitioners with tools that they are already familiar with in their personal lives, enabling them to find the rights goods and services from approved suppliers in a multi-supplier search engine with a unique combination of quantitative specifications and qualitative reviews.
Picking of data provided by Vattenfall requisitioners external civil engineering and assembly company needs.
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PROACTIS will help us drive purchasing compliance in two ways: by guiding individual requisitioners to goods and services of contracted suppliers; and by enforcing governance to review or redirect spending where necessary," says Phil Brooks, Conwy's Accountancy Manager.
Businessman Jim McColl, a backer of the requisitioners, believes Murray and King would be good additions to the Ibrox board.
Paul Murray and his fellow requisitioners - ex-chairman Malcolm Murray, Scott Murdoch and Alex Wilson - want to oust some of the directors and be voted on to a new board.