Creeping expropriation(redirected from Creeping Expropriations)
The act of a government squeezing a project by taxes, regulation, access, or changes in law.
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The continual restriction of private property rights gradually over time by a government. Creeping expropriation involves legislation, regulation, and taxation, which together over time make it difficult for a person or business to own property. Creeping expropriation, where it exists, makes it increasingly difficult to conduct commerce.
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