confiscation


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the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

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seizure by the government

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That he had watched the times for a time of action, and that they had shifted and struggled until the time had gone by, and the nobility were trooping from France by every highway and byway, and their property was in course of confiscation and destruction, and their very names were blotting out, was as well known to himself as it could be to any new authority in France that might impeach him for it.
The gentle force of attainder or confiscation or death which, as you are aware, these new Sophists and educators who are the public, apply when their words are powerless.
Now, then,' sneered he, 'we must have a confiscation of property.
That was worth something to him, because a word from us to the Custom-House people would have been enough to get some of these packages he gets from Paris and Brussels opened in Dover, with confiscation to follow for certain, and perhaps a prosecution as well at the end of it.
These include repeated demolitions and confiscations of human and animal shelters at Al Hadidiya in Tubas Governorate in late November and the dismantlement and confiscation of tents there on 3 rd December.
At the confiscation hearing today the Court granted a Confiscation Order for the amount of Au11,489 with a default sentence of eight months in custody for non-payment.
AN EASYJET flight attendant who led a cigarette smuggling gang has been handed a confiscation order for almost PS350,000.
TUNIS (TAP)- The administrative opposed a refusal to the request of the lawyers of Belhassen Trabelsi, brother-in-law of ousted former President Ben Ali, to suspend the implementation of the decisions of the confiscation committee of the properties of their client.
Appeals of ASIs Khursheed Ahmad and Zahoor Ahmad against one-year service confiscation were turned down.
The punishment of opponents through the confiscation of their property is not a recent invention.
The decision includes the confiscation of thousands of olive trees in Beit Ur al-Fauqa, Ein Arik, and Beitunia towns West of Ramallah.
Blockage of strategic roads with use of equipment, vehicles and other objects will be subject to the fine of 5,000 som for individuals and 70,000 som for legal entities, as well as confiscation of objects used to block the road or administrative arrest up to 5 days.
2 -- (BNA): Turkey has condemned Israeli decision regarding the confiscation of more Palestinian lands in the West Bank, in a statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry last night.
The Kingdom ranked second in the field of confiscating materials that violate intellectual property rights, with 4,153 confiscation operations during 2013.
A DEWSBURY man has received a substantial confiscation order from Leeds Crown Court for using greenbelt farmland to store and sell vehicles.