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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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Requisitioners can easily go into the system when orders arrive and mark the items as being partially or fully received.
Our position on that is we have complied with Uefa requirements in the period immediately following March 2011 and if there is still an issue with the requisitioners then that's for them to take up with Uefa.
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.
check] End-user requisitioners gain real-time access to request status in the purchasing approval cycle;
Murray insists the society's own rules stipulate it has to hold on to the forms for three months so that requisitioners can amass the 100 forms needed.
The latest release features a new buying interface that gives requisitioners access to the information they need to make informed and compliant buying decisions, advanced workflow to allow users to work more effectively, and tighter and updated integration with PROACTIS Source-to-Contract solutions.