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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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The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express deep concern, once again, at an increasing number of demolitions and confiscations of Palestinian structures in Area C in recent days.
In October 2010, Kha menehi even discussed how bad the old regime had been because of its confiscations.
Summary: Tension ran high Sunday at the Juveniles' building in Lebanon's largest prison, the Roumieh prison complex, northeast of Beirut, over the confiscation of mobile phones and other banned items, the National News Agency reported.
But this law deprives them of the profits, the power and the influence that motivates them and confiscation is hugely important in disrupting them.
The first deals with the confiscations in Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1941; the second investigates the Europeanwide state-organized property theft between 1939 and 1945.
Ocker begins by explaining (on the first page of the preface) that this is not a history of confiscations per se.
In the format of a descriptive letter to Hrabal, Mercedes- Benz relates how Pawel took driving lessons in the 1990's, after the end of communism in Poland; how Pawel's father owned Mercedes-Benz cars, which were sometimes raced and even crashed; how Pawel's grandparents had to survive the Russian Army's confiscations, and much more.
Liverpool John Lennon airport was one of the hots pots for cash confiscations in the north west, but Merseyside's biggest seizure was in the city centre.
The vehicles' owners were allowed to retrieve their cars after paying impoundment fees of $500 to $1,000 rather than losing them at a public auction because the confiscations were Lancaster's first, a prosecutor said.
A CONVICTED drug dealer was forced to hand over more than pounds 361,000 last night in one of the biggest confiscations ever.
These include the struggle for the abolition of the Military Government, the achievement of equality between all citizens of Israel, the end to land confiscations etc.
Faced with levels of organised crime so deeply ingrained into the community that even he now recognises it as a 'mafia-like virus', he has decided to bring in something called the Confiscations Agency.
Promises are not sufficient; only the creation of sustainable institutions that restrict the state's power to make arbitary confiscations or to default on early commitments will do.
Gachet at the time, were European Jews, so the Nazi art confiscations merit a walk-on part, but I cannot believe that potential readers will not know a lot of this material already.
With twelve installations around the country and several more planned for 2006, ShotSpotter now leads the market in deployments, arrests, weapons confiscations and lives saved.