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encroach

v. to build a structure which is in whole or in part across the property line of another's real property. This may occur due to incorrect surveys, guesses or miscalculations by builders and/or owners when erecting a building. The solutions vary from giving the encroaching party an easement or lease (for a price, usually) for the lifetime of the building, or if the structure is small, actually moving it onto the owner's own property. (See: encroachment)

encroach

verb breach, commit an infraction, enter by stealth, enter upon the domain of another, enter wronggully, impinge, infiltrate, infringe, ingress wrongfully, interlope, intrude, intrude illegally, invade, invade unnawfully, irrupt, make an incursion, make inroads, obtrude, occupare, overstep, penetrate, raid, transgress, trespass, violate
See also: accroach, approach, border, impinge, impose, interfere, intervene, intrude, invade, obtrude, overlap, overreach, overstep, trespass, usurp
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Moreover, the substantive law in the Land Act needs to provide clarity on the fate of land encroached upon by sea water.
When deciding to encroach, the franchisor takes into account only her own interests and not the long-term and broader costs to the franchise industry and to potential consumers, who stand to gain from the long-term continuation of the franchise format.
'When a land, which indeed belongs to state and has been encroached, then the term we use to describe the situation is 'encroached'.
Kroeung Tola said the encroached plot measured more than 0.5ha and the person responsible for it is 'a rich civil servant who is well connected to a senior official in the province'.
'They were incited by intermediaries to encroach on and grab land here.
Last time when some people tried to encroach upon shops in the area, a quick response by Shikarpur police not only stopped them but also demolished their shops.
With the federal government razing buildings, which encroached on state land in the capital, the provincial government has also kick-started a massive anti-encroachment drive, its suburbs and surrounding areas in the erstwhile frontier regions.
A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed, issued this directive while hearing a civil application filed by a private company, International Brands (Private) Limited, against alleged attempts to encroach upon some portion of a piece of commercial land by the prayer leader of a mosque.
The land which was illegally transferred is located adjacent to the encroached path to ancient Buddhist Stupa and monastery Dharmarajika which dates back to 3rd century B.C, and is listed as UNESCO World Heritage and accredited for being one of the earliest Buddhist monuments.
While airing his statement on electronic media Shahbaz Gill told that Shaikh Rohail Asghar has encroached public land situated in Darogha wala Lahore and its market value is more than Rs one billion and 30 million .
Close to half a million Kenyans have encroached on oil pipeline intallations in major towns of Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru and Eldoret, putting their lives on the line incase of a leakage or explotion.
The Negri Sembilan government is looking to legalise the use of encroached government land, including giving approval to the operators to rent the land, Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun said today.