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A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.

Requisition refers to the seizure of Personal Property, whereas condemnation entails the taking of real property.


noun application, behest, bidding, call, claim, compulsory acquisition, demand, direction, forcible demand, formal request, indent, injunction, levy, mandate, necessitation, necessity, need, order, postulatio, request, requirement, requisite, want
See also: appeal, application, arrogation, call, canon, charge, claim, command, compel, demand, desideratum, dun, exact, excise, importune, mandate, market, monition, move, option, petition, pray, prayer, request, require, requirement

REQUISITION. The act of demanding a thing to be done by virtue of some right. 2. The constitution of the United States, art. 4, s. 2, provides that fugitives from justice shall be delivered up to the authorities of the state from which they are fugitives, on the demand of the executive from such state. The demand made by the governor of one state on the governor of another for a fugitive is called a requisition.

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If the POC and requisitioner reach a decision, the AACA is notified.
A Requisitioner uses a Web browser to connect to a local purchasing web server located at the Buying Organization and access a Selling Organization's online catalog of goods and services.
To further complicate the process, the requisitioner, after placing an order, has difficulty determining the status of the order.
By implementing best practices such as bar coding, electronic ordering, procurement cards and blanket purchase orders, companies can reap the advantages presented by eProcurement, Not the least of these is that, through self-service capabilities, routine purchasing activities may be performed by the requisitioner.
The spokesman said: "Unfortunately, if the 1997 Building Societies Act was in place within the rules of Midshires the maximum deposit would be pounds 25 per requisitioner.
using current and planned purchase requirements entered by the requisitioner, thereby indicating which commodities and agreements needed attention;
For example, purchasing can be broken down not only by type of materials ordered, but by who ordered them and whether that person is a buyer, requisitioner or approver.
MURRAY was back hammering on the doors in December 2013, this time as a requisitioner, against a board which had completely self destructed.
Where the requisitioner will submit follow-up when additional info is needed
Through SciQuest and SunGard Higher Education, we are able to put proven user-friendly purchasing tools directly into the hands of every requisitioner within the college," said Tom Fogarty, executive director, procurement and business services, at HACC - Central Pennsylvania's Community College.
With iBaan E- Procurement, a requisitioner can see the status of the requisition through the entire lifecycle of the requisition.
The SMC process enables a requisitioner to create purchase orders from their desktop browser by accessing externally hosted catalogs via the Internet.