expropriate


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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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Normally, if the government serves an individual with a notice to expropriate, the land will likely be taken.
The right of government to expropriate, and how it can do so, must be found in legislation as it will no longer be implied.
On 16 April Argentina's government announced its decision to table a draft law in its Congress to expropriate 51 percent of the shares in the YPF hydrocarbons corporation, which is majority-owned by Spanish energy company Repsol.
Regarding expropriation in Judia and Samaria, it should be mentioned that international law generally denies the military government the authority to expropriate land in occupied territories; however, there is evidence supporting the position that it is permissible to expropriate land for the needs of the local population upon payment of compensation.
Backed by the panel's view, the prefectural government will take steps to expropriate the remaining 3.
taxpayers heavily subsidize these operations and guarantee them against loss, should the Communist government later expropriate their facilities; the U.
The draft aims to simplify procedures required before central or local governments can expropriate plots of land owned by private landowners for public works.
Canada -- The Canadian government has threatened to expropriate a portion of British Columbia's Nanoose Bay, so that the US Navy can continue to test weapons in Canadian waters.
The SSS plea, filed through the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) led by its chief Rudolf Philip Jurado last May, said the Pasay court erred when it issued the writ of possession in favor of NGCP without determining if it is authorized to expropriate a government property.
1, the Ministry of Finance will urgently expropriate areas in the provinces of Adyyaman, Ankara, Artvin, Balykesir, BingE[micro]l, Ecanakkale, Edirne, Erzurum, yzmir, KahramanmaraE-, KyrE-ehir, Osmaniye, Tekirday-, Trabzon and Van for hydroelectric plant and wind farm projects in order to build electricity distribution lines.
The Settler Branch Committee issued orders to the Israeli occupation forces to expropriate 300 dunams of the lands of the village of Jaloud, south of Nablus, for a new project that is expected to enable surrounding colonies and colony outposts to further spread.
Article Two: The authorities concerned shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
in the Galilee, against similar Israeli plan to expropriate their land.
She welcomed the European Parliament's decision to deplore Argentina's "unilateral and arbitrary" decision to expropriate shares of the Spanish energy company Repsol.