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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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"We've said if they do that then we'll fully cooperate and comply with any requests for information from Uefa and we've provided details at Uefa for the requisitioners to make contact.
Without seeing the forms themselves, it is impossible to say which of these conditions the requisitioners failed to satisfy.
Businessman Jim McColl, a backer of the requisitioners, believes Murray and King would be good additions to the Ibrox board.
I don't know my requisitioners from my proxy voters and there's absolutely no shame in that so far as I'm concerned.
Murray - who was also part of the failed Requisitioners coup at last year's AGM - said: "It was just another pantomime.
Paul Murray and his fellow requisitioners - ex-chairman Malcolm Murray, Scott Murdoch and Alex Wilson - want to oust some of the directors and be voted on to a new board.
As a club shareholder, the Gers boss will either give his support to the current board or the requisitioners at next Thursday's AGM.
The ousted chairman - who was part of the Requisitioners' failed coup 12 months ago - reckons sports firm giant Ashley has planted his magic beans at Ibrox to grow his own money tree rather than a beanstalk.
Not that the requisitioners have covered themselves in glory either.
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.