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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Fawad Chaudhry counsel for Sehba Musharraf prayed the court to adjourn hearing of application filed by his client against confiscation of property and freezing of accounts of former President Pervez Musharraf.
The court granted the application filed by Nayab Gardezi counsel for Sehba Musharraf wife of Pervez Musharraf against confiscation of property of Pervez Musharraf and freezing his bank accounts.
The public prosecutor asked 8 years in prison for Isa Omurkulov over power abuse, 6 years for Dushembiyev, 5 years for Tezekbayev, Kadyrmambetov, Abdykarov and confiscation of property, ban to hold municipal and civil posts up to 3 years.
A chartered public accountant (CPA) has informed that money laundering, submitting false tax returns, and tax evasions were serious crimes in Britain; and if the private companies failed to satisfy the tax authorities, it would be a major crime carrying such heavy penalties like confiscation of property and accounts, besides 15 to 20 years of imprisonment.
On June 24, 2014 the Almaty District Court of Astana city found former judge Kenzhayev guilty in taking the bribe and sentenced him to 6 years in prison with confiscation of property.
The Court also ordered confiscation of property in Bahawalnagar and Mirpura in favour of the State.
The public prosecutor askrf 15 years in prison and confiscation of property for ex-Prosecutor General Nurlan Tursunkulov, ex-Chief of Staff of President's Administration Kanybek Zhoroyev.
He also issued orders for confiscation of property of Ahmad Riaz, sacked officer of FIA.
The public prosecutor asks 15 years in prison and confiscation of property for ex-Prosecutor General Nurlan Tursunkulov, ex-Chief of Staff of President's Administration Kanybek Zhoroyev.
It is also interesting to note that HPOA does not even touch upon the issue of freezing and confiscation of property and proceeds of crime: a provision that is given utmost importance in both the UNCAC and the NAO.
ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Supreme Court (SC) has directed National Accountability (NAB) court to dispose of within three days the petition filed in regard to confiscation of property of owners of Haris Steel Mills.
The court sentenced him to 10 years in prison and confiscation of property.