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possession

Exercising dominion or control over property.There are two varieties of real property possession. Actual possession occurs when property is in the immediate physical control and occupancy of a party. Constructive possession exists as to the whole of a property when someone is in actual possession of a part.

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Plumber Dale Warburton, 24, from Berkley Road, Shirley, was charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm, conspiracy to possess ammunition and he was also charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply cocaine.
But Nakagawa also said that discussing the possibility of possessing nuclear weapons and actually moving to possess them are ''two different things,'' suggesting that the issue should be left as a discussion topic for the moment.
Cornelio Arciga-Rangel, 31, of Springfield, charged with knowingly conspiring to possess and distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture of meth.
If a compound breaks down faster during the mixing process, it may ultimately possess less nerve (ref.
And it surely was that good until President Franklin Roosevelt took the nation off the gold standard and even made it illegal for Americans to possess the metal.
Connecting individuals being served by the VR program with mentors who have disabilities, who possess practical knowledge and firsthand experience, and who have achieved high-quality employment and independence through their participation in the VR process will help guide VR participants to make positive choices regarding their programs and their lives.
For instance, if a knowledge asset that we posses is easily imitable by our competitors then we must either increase the difficulty for imitating it, thus deterring our competitors from expelling the cost to do so, or we must create backups and alternative knowledge assets that are more difficult to imitate.
Fukuda made the remark after Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe said in a lecture May 13 that Japan could possess nuclear weapons as long as they are small.
For the nine-person board that Robert Lear proposes, the group of nine individuals might be expected collectively to possess strength in at least half, if not more of each of these 21 functions.
One wishes that Wirtschafter would explicitly identify what societies did possess such characteristics, instead of relying on implicit comparisons to some abstract model.
Clearly the individual selected to chair the board must possess all the qualities required of other board members as well as distinctive leadership attributes.
They wanted physician candidates to possess strong clinical skills and to have demonstrated prowess in medical administration.