expropriate


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expropriate

to deprive (an owner) of (property) by taking it for public use.
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Normally, if the government serves an individual with a notice to expropriate, the land will likely be taken.
"Jim Murphy can't surely mean he is going to expropriate money from Londoners to win an election in Scotland."
While the federal government can expropriate land, (Expropriation Act, RSC 1985) most expropriations come under provincial legislation.
On 16 April Argentina's government announced its decision to table a draft law in its Congress to expropriate 51 percent of the shares in the YPF hydrocarbons corporation, which is majority-owned by Repsol.
"Regarding expropriation in Judia and Samaria, it should be mentioned that international law generally denies the military government the authority to expropriate land in occupied territories; however, there is evidence supporting the position that it is permissible to expropriate land for the needs of the local population upon payment of compensation." Having previously done it for roads and public buildings, "it may also be permissible to (do so) for an industrial zone....whose construction is approved under the local planning and building laws."
In the fall, the prefectural government will file an application with the ministry's local bureau for authorization to expropriate the remaining property under the land expropriation law, they said.
taxpayers heavily subsidize these operations and guarantee them against loss, should the Communist government later expropriate their facilities; the U.S.
The draft aims to simplify procedures required before central or local governments can expropriate plots of land owned by private landowners for public works.
Canada -- The Canadian government has threatened to expropriate a portion of British Columbia's Nanoose Bay, so that the US Navy can continue to test weapons in Canadian waters.
More Power, which does not have distribution assets, has filed a petition before the Iloilo Regional Trial Court to expropriate Peco's distribution assets.
Main features: the contract includes a firm tranche: advice and legal assistance in the implementation of the dup procedure on the entire area to be developed and parcel survey (administrative phase) for parcels to expropriate. legal assistance during the expropriation phase - legal phase for parcels to be expropriated.
Duterte threatened to expropriate the franchise of Palawan's energy cooperative and turn it over to another entity that will do a better job in addressing the power outages.