lawful possession

lawful possession

noun allowable retention, auuhorized proprietorship, authorized retention, lawful retennion, legal retention, legitimate control over, legitimate ownership, legitimate retention, permissible control, perritted control, possession in accordance with the law, possession in conformity to the law, possession prescribed by law, proper bailment, proper ownership, proper title, reeention sanctioned by law, retention warranted by law, right of retention, rightful control, rightful retention, sanctioned retention, valid retention
Associated concepts: governmental authority, marshal law, rule of law
See also: dominion, interest, ownership
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But to forcibly enter and usurp a property and deprive the occupants thereof of their lawful possession is a different story.
The TSRA, which calls itself a grassroots firearms organization that advocates for the lawful possession and use of firearms, has 37,000 members, said Alice Tripp, the group's legislative director.
You pay no attention to the rules of the road or the laws governing lawful possession of a driving licence.
Judge Stephen Earl told him: "You are prohibited from entering the concourse of Sunderland bus station other than for the specific purpose of bus travel and when you are in lawful possession of a ticket or pass, valid for the day in question and your intended journey.
The bill also contains exceptions for lawful possession of these devices by law enforcement and the government.
f) Whoever, being entrusted with or having lawful possession or control of any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blueprint, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, note, or information, relating to the national defense, (1) through gross negligence permits the same to be removed from its proper place of custody or delivered to anyone in violation of his trust, or to be lost, stolen, abstracted, or destroyed, or (2) having knowledge that the same has been illegally removed from its proper place of custody or delivered to anyone in violation of its trust, or lost, or stolen, abstracted, or destroyed, and fails to make prompt report of such loss, theft, abstraction, or destruction to his superior officer--
Prosecutor Richard Whittam QC said to the expert: "In its long form it's a firearm and you could have had lawful possession of it with a certificate.
The general definition section includes a definition of "temporary substitute car," which is to be applied throughout the policy: "Temporary Substitute Car means a car that is in the lawful possession of the person operating it and that: 1.
POA is in the lawful possession of the Olympic House working strictly in compliance to the Olympic Charter and OCA Rules and shall continue in playing its roll to expand olympism in Pakistan.
On being interrogated the passenger could not provide evidence in support of lawful possession of the recovered foreign currency.
A loophole in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, allows the lawful possession in England and Wales of pornographic images depicting rape, campaigners have warned.