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expropriate

something (from someone or something) (for someone or something) to seize something from someone or something for someone or something. The government expropriated the land from the peasants for an airfield. They expropriated land for a highway. They expropriated land from the farmers.
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Public use as such requirement is synonymous with 'public interest,' 'public benefit,' and 'public convenience,' which purpose must not be abandoned by the government in instituting expropriation proceedings against a particular property.
We consider the law, the attempt of the government to enforce its terms, the purported termination and expropriation to be in breach of the government's obligations under its agreements with us, in force since 2004, and international law," a DP World statement said.
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The law of expropriation in Ontario and eminent domain in the State of Michigan provide the legal parameters whereby a government can in effect take possession of private property for the benefit of the public.
To our knowledge, this article is the first try to explore how to curtail controlling shareholders' expropriation from psychological ownership perspective.
The objective of this law is to bring together and facilitate the expropriation procedures for public use in order to make easier the creation of public projects.
A petition against the illegal expropriation was submitted by the Palestinian owner, but it was rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
Closely associated with the injustices of apartheid and the power of white monopoly capital, the sectors are frequently invoked by radicals as po- tential targets for state expropriation.
In terms of the Act there will be definitions of expropriation and how the government can expropriate including when it is in the public interest to do so.
The government's decision to proceed with the expropriation is problematic in several ways.
The tribunal decided that the claimants' allegations did not meet the threshold for an expropriation claim because the claimants failed to establish ownership of a proprietary right capable of being expropriated in connection with the 2009 tender.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Council of State has issued a stay on a Cabinet decision for immediate expropriation of a tract of land the size of about 20,000 soccer fields for ystanbul's third airport which is under construction in the northern part of the city.
Furthermore, this study investigates the extent of expropriation of minority shareholders and the necessity to have a comprehensive code to monitor the firms and control the stakeholders, and also it helps to protect the minority shareholders' rights.
It says "no Party may directly or indirectly nationalize or expropriate an investment of an investor of another Party in its territory or take a measure tantamount to nationalization or expropriation of such an investment" unless it is on a non-discriminatory basis for a public purpose in accordance with due process of law and is accompanied by payment of fair compensation.
Representatives from the City of Winnipeg and property developer Shindico were at the convention centre Tuesday for the second and final day of a hearing that will determine how to proceed with the expropriation of land on Taylor Avenue.