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EXACTION, torts. A willful wrong done by an officer, or by one who, under color of his office, takes more fee or pay for his services than what the law allows. Between extortion and exaction there is this difference; that in the former case the officer extorts more than his due, when something is due to him; in the latter, he exacts what is not his due, when there is nothing due to him. Wishard; Co. Litt. 368.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In any event, this case illustrates the demanding obligations imposed on local governments in making exactions. In this time of an apparently insatiable appetite for additional development, it is critical that local government planners demand the substantial evidence to justify findings to make these decisions and take the time necessary to explain them.
Part IV critiques traditional First Amendment attempts to gain public rights of expression in malls and centers and offers three better alternatives: exactions, incentive zoning, and community benefits agreements.
[beaucoup moins que]EC travers ces humiliations, ajoute-t-il, Daech (l'acronyme arabe de l'EI) cherche a faire revenir ces combattants a l'etat animal pour qu'ils soient prets a commettre les pires exactions. Et comme ces seances ont ete filmees, l'homme ainsi abuse sera renie par sa famille, si jamais il quittait les rangs de l'Eetat islamique.[beaucoup plus grand que] Une [beaucoup moins que]veritable fabrique de la barbarie[beaucoup plus grand que], pour l'opposant syrien Haytham Manna, qui s'apprete a publier une enquete sur [beaucoup moins que]Le Califat de Daech[beaucoup plus grand que], fruit ...
NNA - Impotent Saudi exactions, are bound to reflect badly on their own people (March 14), and not on our party, deputy to the Hezbollah chief cleric Naiim Qasem, told a graduating class of party reciters of the Qur'an in the western Beqaa village of Mashghara today.
But a significant part of the answer lies in a series of United States Supreme Court decisions relating to so-called 'exactions', generally defined as requirements imposed on developers by government to provide, or pay for, a public facility or other amenity as a condition of land use approval.
Exactions and Impact Fees in California, third edition
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court held the district's request that Koontz consider paying for certain district improvements in his basin might have constituted a coercive exaction. The majority held that monetary exactions were subject to the "rough proportionality" and "essential nexus" tests established for other development exactions by Nollan v.
It came after President Francois Hollande spoke for a second time in days with Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani, assuring him that France "will stand by the civilian population, victims of continued exactions."
Des drapeaux palestiniens et tunisiens ont ete brandis et des slogans reclamant la cessation des raids et des exactions contre les Palestiniens ont ete entonnes.
"We will also use social networking sites to protest against PhilHealth's move as well as other state exactions."
(1) Occasionally these exactions were challenged before the Supreme Court, and the Justices permitted this indirect fiscal regulation of such "local" activities as the production of oleomargarine colored to resemble butter, (2) the intrastate distribution of narcotics, (3) and the intrastate sale of machine guns and sawed-off shotguns.