Usurped power

USURPED POWER, insurance. By an article of the printed proposals which are considered as making a part of the contract of insurance it is provided, that "No loss of damage by fire, happening by any invasion, foreign enemy, or any military or usurped power whatsoever will be made good by this company." Lord Chief J. Wilmot, Mr. Justice Clive, and Mr. Justice Bathurst, against the opinion of Mr. Justice Gould, determined that the true import of the words usurped power in the proviso, was an invasion, from abroad, or an internal rebellion, where armies are drawn up against each other, when the laws are silent, and when the firing of towns becomes unavoidable; but that those words could not mean the power of a common mob. 2 Marsh. Ins. 390.

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Yet how should this be, while Rowena, Athelstane, and I myself, remain the prisoners of this brutal marauder and have been made so perhaps from a sense of the dangers which our liberty might bring to the usurped power of his nation?
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said the BJP had usurped power in Meghalaya through proxy.
And he has adopted the attitude that he has a right to act with impunity in the belief that he will never have to face Kenyans again, having usurped power through fraud and force.
After all, the Houthis have violently usurped power from the internationally recognized government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, repeatedly targeted civilian institutions, used medicine and food as weapons of war, laid heartless sieges to several regions, recruited child soldiers and have extensively used landmines, which also tend to injure and maim children disproportionality.
Aden, Rabi'I 7, 1439, November 25, 2017, SPA -- The Association of Mothers of Abductees in Yemen appealed to humanitarian and rights organizations to take urgent action to save the life of one of the abductees in the prisons of Hothis who usurped power in Sanaa.
Losses directly or indirectly caused by or arising from or in consequence of or contributed to by war, invasion, act of foreign enemy, hostilities or warlike operation (whether war be declared or not), civil war, revolution, riot strikes or labour disputes civil commotion, usurped power, martial law or state of siege or any events, or causes which determine the proclamation or maintenance of martial law or stage of law.
want to abolish the law, as under this law, each judge of the Constitutional Court, who together with Yanukovych usurped power and destroyed the Ukrainian Constitution, should be subjected to mandatory dismissal", he emphasized, noting that there were eight such judges of the Constitution Court.
He said the legitimate government wants peace and the restoration of statehood and forcibly usurped power to the official institutions.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sat back and tolerated the group as it illegally usurped power through its use of force and suppression of dissent.
Some have been democratically elected and some have usurped power by force, but they all have one thing in common: they are smelly, dishonest and, in many cases, corrupt politicians.
Mursi's year in office was tarnished by allegations that he usurped power, imposed the Brotherhood's views on society and mismanaged the economy.
69 excludes loss "occasioned directly or indirectly by or through or in consequence of any of the following occurrences: mutiny, civil commotion assuming the proportions of or amounting to a popular rising, military rising, insurrection, rebellion, revolution, military or usurped power," It should be noted that Form 1.