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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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This volume contains 13 papers focused on social management innovation, the clause of "the exception to favorable retrospect" in Chinese criminal law, distinguishing between extensive interpretation and analogy, the PRC criminal law and the confiscation of property, sentencing justice, insider trading, China's anti-monopoly law, the Internet industry, claiming authorship in the "Local Drama of Anshun" case, the current trademark system, China's withdrawal of its reservation to CISG Article 1(b), and the principle of non-intervention.
"The civil aviation ministry plans to introduce the Anti- Hijacking Act 2014, which proposes to incorporate the death penalty for convicted hijackers if there is loss of life of passengers, treat conspirators at par with those actually carrying out the hijacking, and also provide for confiscation of property of the guilty," the state news agency reported.
The move is an important step to activate the executive judges system which allows confiscation of property of traders who fail to comply with the judicial regulations.
It adds that "economic development results not from the confiscation of property and redistribution of wealth, but rather from creating a legal framework that secures title rights to land, homes and businesses, thus making private enterprise possible."
Peking University Law School Vice President Professor Wang Jiancheng stressed on the need to revise Criminal Procedure Law to facilitate the confiscation of property, which criminals have transferred overseas.
He also considers the confiscation of property, the "rules of engagement" for battle, the emancipation of slaves and the ramifications of international law, especially concerning trade and blockades.
vide for confiscation of property of corrupt public servants forthwith.
The applicable sentence is five to thirteen years in prison, with or without confiscation of property. The two Brits, Matthew Neale, 35, and David Birkinshaw, 33, were extradited to Latvia in mid-July by the City of Westminster Magistrates' court decision.
Although many scholars believe that a hardened war sentiment developed slowly over a period of two years, Siddali suggests that this development, albeit gradual, began shortly after the start of the war as the idea of confiscation of property, including slaves, began to emerge by the summer of 1861.
The office of sheriff was instituted under Anglo-Saxon law in England to create a neutral authority which could lawfully stop the seizure and confiscation of property until notice and hearing were extended to the injured party.
Throughout Christendom Jews were afflicted with an array of legal and social disabilities that stigmatized them in the eyes of Christians: forced conversion, special taxes, extortion, forced ghettoization, confiscation of property, and the burning of synagogues.
The judge also imposed massive contempt of court fines on Mr van Hoogstraten for failing to disclose his wealth, together with orders freezing his assets and confiscation of property.