revert to the state

See: escheat
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The R-4 will be the first of eight bankrupt toll motorways that will revert to the State , which thus guarantees the provision of service and the subrogation of all the personnel of these roads, about 700 people, under the same conditions as in the present.
The Taliban always contented that "you have the watches we have the time"; the greatest challenge will be to prevent the Taliban from forcing Afghanistan to revert to the state it was before the US invasion.
A Department of Justice (DOJ) legal opinion recently stated that landholdings above 12 ha should revert to the state and "these can be distributed by the DENR to qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries as certified jointly by the DAR and the DENR.
It would be nice to have some statement that when the bridges revert to the state the toll will be X, or will be scrapped, so that we've got something to look forward to," he said.
Privatisation under court scrutiny In September, the Cairo Administrative Court ordered three privatised companies to revert to the State because of legal loopholes.
Unclaimed property must revert to the state of the owner's last known address or state of incorporation if the address is unknown.
These boys might be doctors, scientists, professional lion tamers or golf pros, but standing there, watching the big truck tear stuff apart, they all revert to the state of little kids playing with Tonka toys.
She said donors should be barred from targeting funds to a specific student and called for requiring that unused funds revert to the state treasury; she also said there should be an income limit on aid recipients.
The NYRA and Spitzer resolved that, at the end of a 30-year franchise period, such ownership would revert to the state.
For a while, it looked like operation of the lake might revert to the state, which lacked the resources to keep it open.
Designation for remaining funds after an animal has died so that property does not revert to the state.