confiscation


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confiscation

Seizure of private property by the government without compensation to the owner, usually as a consequence of the owner being convicted of a crime.

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The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express deep concern, once again, at an increasing number of demolitions and confiscations of Palestinian structures in Area C in recent days.
Steele, of Abbotsbury Way, was given a confiscation order for PS111,671 and ordered to repay PS109,297 within three months or serve two years in jail.
Last June, the administrative court cancelled the decree-law providing for the confiscation of the assets and movable and immovable properties of former president Ben Ali and members of his family but the judgement was appealed by the Prime Ministry.
One year increment stoppage punishment of SI Mushtaq was converted into censure while similar appeal of SI Ahmad Nawaz of Multan was accepted and his second appeal against service confiscation was converted into censure.
The identification of opponents as members of a gang or terror group by the political administration and confiscation of their property not only violates the cardinal principles of Islam but also endangers the exercise and enjoyment of basic rights guaranteed under the Quran.
This operation resulted in the confiscation of more than 1 billion items, according to the report.
This was a substantial confiscation order for ignoring an enforcement notice and shows that breaching planning laws can be a very expensive business.
Confiscation Cabinets is at Life Science Centre, Newcastle until November 5, 2014.
The rules will apply in Scotland and England, which have similar confiscation systems.
3 million in confiscation orders has been granted under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
Figures showed not only were there fewer confiscation orders in 2013 compared with 2012 but also less money was recovered.
TWO criminals have been hit with huge fines after the police launched confiscation proceedings against them, Genavieve Meredith, aged 28, formerly of The Fordway, Lower Quinton, Stratford, has been ordered to pay PS2,300 after she cashed cheques she stole from an 87-year-old woman.