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public property

n. property owned by the government or one of its agencies, divisions, or entities. Commonly a reference to parks, playgrounds, streets, sidewalks, schools, libraries and other property regularly used by the general public. (See: common property)

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"In my 20-year career, I have seen a loot sale of land belonging to the ETPB, railways and the CDA and we are considering constituting a commission to probe why public property worth millions is being sold at throwaway prices just like that," The Dawn quoted CJP Chaudhry, as saying.
Following discussions over the large increase in construction activity on public property, the council met to approve a set of procedures to regulate the process in cooperation with the Internal Security Forces General Directorate.
New Delhi, February 21 (ANI): In the wake of violent protests by lawyers, Tamil Nadu police chief has issued shoot-at-sight orders against those indulging in violence and destruction of public property. Lawyers across the state staged protests in almost all district headquarters, condemning "police excesses" during the clash on the Madras High Court premises.
On several occasions, Americans United has urged city officials to remove the monument from public property. In June 2001, City Attorney Mark Soine announced that the city had no intention of-doing so.
The shop was trespassing on public property and, according to Hadath Mayor George Aoun, the owner had been informed of the decision and given a 15-day grace period to leave the store.
Officials said the display was now legal because it was no longer public property.
District Judge Richard Kopf said the religious display, which was unveiled 36 years ago and features two stars of David on the sides of the Commandments monument, must be removed from public property.

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