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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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They will be on the committees, with representatives of the trustee board, council, and requisitioners and an expert member.
The Celtic shareholders - known as the "requisitioners" after attempting to force the Celtic board to address the matter at the Parkhead club's 2013 AGM - argue Rangers should not have been allowed to represent Scotland in the Champions League in 2011.
The former chairman hasn't spoken out since the AGM in December when he and his fellow requisitioners, Paul Murray, Alex Wi l son and Scot t Murdoch failed to oust the under–fire regime.
"It is also interesting to see that the requisitioners didn't have the level of support from the fans that they were saying they had got - we can see that from the numbers."
It said the aim of the requisitioners was to "assure a favourable future for the RI", which is pounds 2m in debt.
Key improvements include enhancements to financial settlement, requisitioning, receiving, tax and freight handling, usability for professional buyers and requisitioners and communication interface tools designed to optimise integration with legacy computer systems and to simplify large scale deployments, the company stated.
Better visibility will reduce suboptimal supply behavior by requisitioners and auto receipting will improve the rate of receipt data capture (in a timely manner).
Some of them now constitute a production support team that maintains the accuracy of the data in the system and provides application support to buyers, requisitioners and local materials management staff.
* Requisitioners in the buying organizations--responsible for purchasing goods and services from supplying organizations in the marketplace
The requisitioners know they are highly unlikely to prevail in any resolution.
Requisitioners source from preferred suppliers on their company intranet, within the limits of automatically enforced buying rules set by purchasing management.