abandoned property


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abandoned property

n. property left behind (often by a tenant) intentionally and permanently when it appears that the former owner (or tenant) does not intend to come back, pick it up, or use it. Examples may include possessions left in a house after the tenant has moved out or autos left beside a road for a long period of time, to patent rights of an inventor who does not apply for a patent and lets others use his invention without protest. One may have abandoned the property of contract rights by not doing what is required by the contract. However, an easement and other land rights are not abandoned property just because of non-use. (See: abandon, abandonment)

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Quotations are invited by kirklees neighbourhood housing ("knh") from contractors with relevant experience and ability to demonstrate sufficient capacity for renovating an abandoned property which requires significant works to bring 45 school lane back up to a standard ready for renting this contract is envisaged to commence 5 august 2019 and will last approximately 7 weeks.
"Eligible uses for the funds include maintaining weeds and grass, trimming trees and bushes, installing fences to protect the public and repairing or demolishing abandoned property," the news release said.
Since the start of 2018, the Abu Dhabi Municipality has issued 33 offences under the abandoned property law, and 11 for failure to carry out necessary maintenance.
She said: "For a number of years my house has been suffering from damp and leaks due to an abandoned property next door to me.
Working against the clock (and the better judgement of his best friend Celia) Jack slips into the abandoned property on Halloween night.
Police have linked the man's injuries with the deliberately started fire at an abandoned property in New Stevenston, Lanarkshire.
'We believed it was an abandoned property, so we lived on it,' she said.
The scope of the work involves demolition and reclamation of the copper and gold facilities making the site presentable to put the abandoned property up for lease again by the State.
Today, cities (2) both large and small are faced with growing amounts of abandoned property resulting from the recent collapse of the housing market.
The department is now working on implementing the new law on lost and abandoned property, Law No.
5, 2015) on lost and abandoned property passed under a decree by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on April 13 stipulates that anyone who finds any lost and/or abandoned property, including money, is obliged to submit it to the police within 48 hours, following which the police will issue a report.
(5) of 2015 on lost and abandoned property in the emirate of Dubai.