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Encumber

To burden property by way of a charge that must be removed before ownership is free and clear.

Property subject to an encumbrance may have a lien or mortgage imposed upon it.

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Q: Does paragraph 2 of Article 316 prohibit the sale of an encumbered property?
706.02(1)(f) (2017-18), even though her interest in the homestead property encumbered by the mortgage has been extinguished by a mortgage foreclosure in a separate action by U.S.
GE has been signalling for months that its encumbered power division would be an earnings vulnerability for some time to come, but Flannery said on Friday that the outlook was even worse than previously thought.
Further, Panostaja Oyj's (Others segment) financial result is encumbered in the final quarter by expenses related to possible future divestments in the amount of roughly EUR0.9m.
All properties are encumbered by regulatory agreements with city agencies until 2023 and 2024.
National oil companies (NOCs) have increased their share of global oil production through the downcycle, but remain encumbered by inefficiency and debt, BMI Research has said in a report.
To their chagrin, these employees learn that the trust fund recovery penalty imposes a strict obligation on any person with knowledge of unpaid employment taxes, with only a narrow exception for encumbered funds.
Firms with design patents not encumbered by FRAND commitments would be free to seek steeper royalty rates from competitors who have fewer remedies at their disposal associated with the enforcement of their technical, FRAND-encumbered patents.
The loan payoff made the encumbered status of the Rogers Bancshares stock a non-issue heading into the Chapter 11 auction of Metropolitan's holding company.
4) Current Number in active monitoring: 567 (54% have an encumbered nursing license).
They say "Everybody born and brought up in Britain is a product of the British class system, which is corrosive, and I'm not encumbered by that" - Shadow Welsh secretary Peter Hain, who spent his childhood in South Africa.
The shares cannot be sold, encumbered, gifted or otherwise transferred except as stipulated in the investment agreement and in full compliance with the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state laws.