Expropriation

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Expropriation

The official seizure by a government of private property. Any government has the right to seize such property, according to international law, if prompt and adequate compensation is given. Sometimes referred to as nationalization.

Expropriation

The act of a government or, rarely, a private organization taking property away from its owner(s). Generally speaking, expropriation implies that the owner will be compensated for the loss, though not always at fair market value. Compensation does not always occur when citizens have little legal protection against government takeovers.

expropriation

The seizure of private property for public use by condemnation.

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The Energy Market Regulatory Agency [EPDK] brought together all the landowners in the Ayvaly village on March 3, 2010, and offered TL 5 per square meter to expropriate the land.
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.
BRUSSELS, April 20 (KUNA) -- The European Parliament Friday deplored Argentina's "unilateral and arbitrary" decision to expropriate the shares of the Spanish energy company Repsol.
HEBRON, February 7, 2012 (WAFA) -- The Israeli authorities Tuesday informed a Palestinian family from Beit Ula, a town northwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, that it plans to expropriate about 10 dunums of their land and gave them 45 days to file an objection, according to one of the land owners.
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.
Obviously dissatisfied with the decision of the Belize Supreme Court, on August 3, the Belizean government called a special session of the Belize National Assembly where it introduced legislation to effectively authorize the Minister of Public Utilities to expropriate the BTL 'special share' from ICC LLC," said Redfield.
The decision has led to numerous protests from the residents of San Salvador Atenco - who own the communal lands of more than 5,000 hectares which the government plans to expropriate.
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.
UK deplores Israeli decision to expropriate land near Bethlehem and urges Israel to reverse the decision.
Article Two: Empowers the authorities concerned to expropriate through direct implementation the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project and installations in accordance with provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
BETHLEHEM, February 1, 2012 (WAFA) -- The Israeli military authorities informed Palestinian farmers from Nahalin, a village west of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, that it plans to expropriate more than 430 dunums of their land and gave them 45 days to file an objection, Osama Shakarneh, head of the Nahalin village council, said Wednesday.
The airport project has been ongoing since 1996 when the plan was submitted and the ministry maintains that it has prospects for acquiring the necessary land and indicated that it could expropriate the land if need be.