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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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However, it is still not clear that the no-confidence motion can be moved in a requisitioned or a regular session of the Senate.
It said the procedure regarding the receipt of two requisitions for summoning of the session by the same members at the same time was not covered by the Constitution and the rules of procedure and conduct of business in the house.
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate Secretariat objected to the opposition's requisition on Sunday against Senate Chairman Mir Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani.
In a statement issued later in the day, Sherry maintained that the opposition had only submitted one requisition, while the second was the no-confidence motion against the chairman.
The requisition is also looking to appoint John Copley and Robert Wall to the board as new directors.
'This notice of convention has been signed by over 50 per cent of members of KHA who signed the petition for requisition for the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM),' the notice said.
The worksheet in Figure 1 is designed to update the part number, usage rate, and requisition quantity (cells B9:D13) on the Material Requisition Form using lookup values based on the item number and quantity input into cells C4 and C5.
- Requisition both inventory (real-time look up to Dynamics) and non-inventory items
All three solutions are available without additional licence or maintenance fees to customers who have licensed and are paying maintenance for Lawson Employee Manager Self-Service (for Lawson Mobile Employee), Lawson Requisition Center (for Mobile Requisition) and Lawson Cloverleaf Global Monitor (for Cloverleaf Global Monitor Mobile).
The enhancements to OTS give users greater visibility of "pushed," or supplementary, address requisitions and provides automatic updates of supply and shipping status.