expropriate


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expropriate (something) from (someone or something)

To take or seize something from someone or something. This is our family's land—those greedy developers can't just expropriate it from us! My client is claiming that the defendant expropriated funds from her for his own campaign.
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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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This article will allude to these differences with the goal of advocating for a stricter burden to be instituted in the Ontario system of regulation to make it more difficult for government bodies to expropriate private property, particularly in the realm of expropriation for educational purposes.
It has also sought to declare certain provisions of Republic Act 11212 as invalid or unconstitutional including the provision allowing More Power to expropriate Peco's assets.
CAN a local government unit (LGU) expropriate private property and contribute the use of that property in a public-private partnership (PPP)?
THE CABINET has rescinded a bizarre 2012 decision to expropriate land in Moutayiakka belonging to a Turkish Cypriot, after it emerged that no public project was -- or could ever be -- built on the real estate.
Locals have also complained about government attempts to expropriate land around the Ormanay-zy, Ecataksu and TaE-ly villages, where ecosystems have been seriously damaged due to the HES project.
Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties, relevant land needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Utility Expropriation Law.
69/2013 Declaring the development of Al Suwaihrah, Sallan and Falaj Al Qabaiel roundabouts in the wilayat of Sohar as a public utility project.Article One: Declares the development of Al Suwaihirah, Sallan and Falaj Al Qabaiel roundabouts in the wilayat of Sohar specified in the attached memo and total diagram as a public utility project.Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties, relevant land needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Utility Expropriation Law.Article Three: The decree comes into force from its date of issue.
south of Bethlehem, that it plans to expropriate his agricultural land,
A letter from the British Consul-general in Jerusalem, Sir Vincent Fean, read: On behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom, I express our deepest regret at the tragic death of Mustafa Tamimi of Nabi Saleh, killed by a tear gas canister during the weekly demonstration against systematic attempts by settlers from the illegal settlement of Halamish to expropriate the water spring belonging to the villagers of Nabi Saleh.
However, former Russian president Boris Yeltsin suddenly chose the mansion as a residence to entertain foreign delegations and simply ordered to expropriate the German and asked him to leave the country.
The farmers - who took seven police officers and court officials hostage on 11 July - are unhappy with the government's attempts to expropriate their land for the 11,000-acre project, and feel the offer of 60 cents per square metre of land is not enough.
Lazare to expropriate were revoked but direct royal intervention accelerated) to 1733, when the 1724 experiment to provide royal finance for hopitaux-generaux's mission to confine beggars and put them to work came to a close.
The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution continued with hearings with experts on the question of land reform, which will assist with drafting the necessary constitutional amendment to make it possible for the state to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest.
The House committee on legislative franchises may have overstepped its legislative authority when it unduly delegated to a congressional franchise applicant the power to expropriate the assets of a private company.
It follows another recent decision that ministries planning to expropriate land must receive the cabinet's approval before the procedure could start.