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RECLAIM. To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do an act, and fails to do it, the plaintiff may bring covenant for the breach, or assumpsit to reclaim the consideration. 1 Caines, 47.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At the placer deposit near Mirny a site for land reclamation was created.
The proposed measure will also restrict the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) from issuing permits to big-ticket reclamation projects along the entire stretch of Manila Bay.
'Yang Reclamation Authority, kasi nag-aagawan na at kanya-kanyang laro na.
Geoscientists have long warned of the negative impacts of reclamation, including increased flooding, the sinking of reclaimed and coastal lands, and increased vulnerability to tsunamis, storm surges, earthquakes and the possible eruptions of nearby volcanoes.
"Derek has served as a leader of our Midwest reclamation efforts for many years and is well deserving of this recognition," said Kemal Williamson, Peabody President - Americas.
It is possible to do rehabilitation while allowing some reclamation. It is all a matter of correct engineering guided by virtuous purpose.
Chief Minister Adly Zahari (Amanah-Bukit Katil) said the previous state government's action in granting the freehold status title deed before the land reclamation was completed, should not have happened.
Both courts had granted reclamation claims priority over the debtors' Chapter 11 lenders' claims secured by the debtor's inventory and whose loans had paid off pre-petition loans also secured by the debtors' inventory.
The conference is a joint venture of the Ontario Mining Association and the Canadian Land Reclamation Association.
In order to exercise its reclamation rights, a seller must make a written demand for the goods within 45 days from the date the debtor has received such goods.