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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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Without seeing the forms themselves, it is impossible to say which of these conditions the requisitioners failed to satisfy.
As a club shareholder, the Gers boss will either give his support to the current board or the requisitioners at next Thursday's AGM.
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In practical terms, the more complex and strategic role procurement managers are now playing focus on high value-added tasks, such as the negotiation of strategic contracts, expenditure analysis, procurement marketing or interaction with requisitioners.
Not that the requisitioners have covered themselves in glory either.
Through SciQuest's solutions, our customers can improve user adoption and productivity of front line requisitioners as well as enhance compliance and supplier management performance," stated Minahan.
The popular resolution, to which fans turned time and again during an hour-long question and answer session, was proposed by requisitioners from the Celtic Supporters Trust.
He also claimed not to know the disgraced trio of Craig Whyte, Charles Green or Imran Ahmad – something that was challenged by the Rangers requisitioners yesterday.
The Content+ Supplier Portal plays a key role in producing intuitive online catalogs that help control enterprise purchasing by enabling requisitioners to quickly search for and compare products available from authorized vendors.
Last year, ahead of a shareholders' revolt at the AGM, repeated attempts were made to force the board to disclose the identities of the investors - but the requisitioners - were left dissatisfied by the less-than-conclusive nature of what was eventually disclosed.
With SAQQARA's managed service, supplier information remains accurate, ensuring that requisitioners use Honeywell's e-Procurement system.
But here's one final thought that may just interest Paul Murray and the rest of The Requisitioners.