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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There are also confiscation after 2010, which mostly are for building military camps by the Myanmar army,' he added.
The two operations conducted in the town of Esperanza and Bayugan City in Agusan del Sur resulted in the confiscation of three motorcycles, 186FA Air-Cooled diesel engine, sawmill blade, fan belt, flywheel (bolante), and 145.33 board feet of Narra flitches worth P11,626.40.
Confiscation orders can be imposed to deprive defendants of the benefits of their crimes.
The total value of assets covered by confiscation orders was also down, from PS259.8 million.
The total number of confiscation orders was 274, down from 242, meaning the average order was for PS25,995.
Across Wales and England, courts imposed 3,840 confiscation orders for PS163.2m in 2018-19 - down from 5,357 for PS259.8m in 2017-18.
The new regulations come into effect after the Dubai Police General Department of Traffic has announced privatisation of the management of vehicle confiscation area.
The SCTS said PS5.3m of the total money currently outstanding in confiscation orders was "in arrears" while PS1.6m was "on track" to be paid through instalments.
The Scottish Government said powers introduced last year to seize assets gained through crime would make enforcement of confiscation orders "easier and faster".
The draft stipulates that in the event of terminated criminal proceedings, there should be no legal obstacle to the confiscation of illegally acquired property.
The Council adopted a regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders.
Land confiscation in Myanmar became a major issue under the previous military government, with estimates of as many 800,000 hectares or more of land seized from farmers and other civilians without compensation.