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Expropriation

The official seizure by a government of private property. Any government has the right to seize such property, according to international law, if prompt and adequate compensation is given. Sometimes referred to as nationalization.

Expropriation

The act of a government or, rarely, a private organization taking property away from its owner(s). Generally speaking, expropriation implies that the owner will be compensated for the loss, though not always at fair market value. Compensation does not always occur when citizens have little legal protection against government takeovers.

expropriation

The seizure of private property for public use by condemnation.

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The focus of this article is to analyze the broad statutory power of school boards to expropriate land for educational purposes, which is namely to expand or build new schools.
The right of government to expropriate, and how it can do so, must be found in legislation as it will no longer be implied.
Central and local governments planning public works projects must submit files on the plots they want to expropriate to land expropriation panels to get approval.
On May 14, Canada's federal government filed a Notice of Intention to Expropriate the seabed by order of "Her Majesty the Queen ...
It has asked the Iloilo RTC to issue a writ of possession authorizing it to expropriate Peco's distribution assets valued at P481,842,450.
TULKARM, November 14, 2017 (WAFA) - The Israeli military authorities notified Palestinian farmers on Tuesday that they intend to expropriate plots of land near the village of Shofeh, to the southeast of Tulkarm, in order to expand the nearby illegal settlement of Avnei Hefetz.
1, the Ministry of Finance will urgently expropriate areas in the provinces of Adyyaman, Ankara, Artvin, Balykesir, BingE[micro]l, Ecanakkale, Edirne, Erzurum, yzmir, KahramanmaraE-, KyrE-ehir, Osmaniye, Tekirday-, Trabzon and Van for hydroelectric plant and wind farm projects in order to build electricity distribution lines.
The Settler Branch Committee issued orders to the Israeli occupation forces to expropriate 300 dunams of the lands of the village of Jaloud, south of Nablus, for a new project that is expected to enable surrounding colonies and colony outposts to further spread.
Article Two: The authorities concerned shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
Muscat, Mar 24 (ONA) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has issued three Royal Decrees as follows; Royal Decree No.16/2014 Declaring the dualization of Adam-Thumrait road project as a public utility project.Article One: Declares Adam-Thumrait road project specified in the attached memo and total diagram as a public utility project.Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.Article Three: The Decree comes into force from its date of issue.
| BRUSSELS, April 20 (KUNA) -- The European Parliament Friday deplored Argentina's "unilateral and arbitrary" decision to expropriate the shares of the Spanish energy company Repsol.
There has been no indication that Venezuelan authorities intend to expropriate any of Dana's facilities;