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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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92) The civil law approach requires compensation in the most serious cases of expropriation, whether disguised or explicit, while the common law approach does not compensate potentially serious constructive expropriations for reasons unrelated to risk or incentives.
The theoretical literature that is most relevant to this analysis deals with the question of whether, and when, to compensate for expropriations.
87) With respect to crafting its expropriation standard, the proposed ASEAN-US FTA should select amongst language in the ASEAN-AU-NZ FTA and US-SG FTA to reflect the current state of the doctrine.
Only for reasons of public benefit or social interest by final judgment, with timely payment of fair compensation, the expropriation of any kind of property may be declared.
En d'autres termes, la Commission du libre-echange pourrait declarer que les reglements, qui sont adapte a ces objectifs, ne constituent pas des expropriations au sens de l'article 1110
The author is a self-identified scholar of the intersection between law and society and therefore looks to the "social, cultural, and political underpinnings of Israel's land expropriation law" (p.
In this article, we describe some stylized facts about expropriation episodes and other lessons learned from the empirical literature on FDI.
We appealed to the Council of State because national security is not at stake and therefore this kind of immediate expropriation scheme cannot be executed.
Property owners who have not been compensated for expropriations have the right to secure court orders to seize state assets.
Expropriation legislation sets qualifying conditions for expropriations and the procedures that must be followed.
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In addition to analyzing world investment trends, the 2011 edition of the annual report focuses on expropriation, examining the motivations of host-country governments in deciding whether to expropriate and the higher appropriation rate among non-democratic regimes.