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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In stressing the role of the Austrian Anschluss and the 1938 November pogroms in radicalizing the regime's anti-Jewish policies and triggering farreaching confiscation measures, Dean supports previous findings by scholars like Avraham Barkai.
The judge agreed these assets were the result of a "criminal lifestyle" and granted a confiscation order that Walker had to pay pounds 182,413 within six months or face another three years in prison.
Hamilton, in his study of wartime property confiscation laws, illuminates another heretofore obscure element of the decade.
Confiscation of religious property in the sixteenth century is most often studied with reference to Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in England.
He revealed that the CPS had already identified pounds 700,000 of assets liable for confiscation and expected more to be found as part of an ongoing investigation into the group's finances.
The office of sheriff was instituted under Anglo-Saxon law in England to create a neutral authority which could lawfully stop the seizure and confiscation of property until notice and hearing were extended to the injured party.
On July 22, 1862, Lincoln was supposed to give the Proclamation of Enforcement speech but lost his nerve and on the 28th he finally gave it, mainly to further explain the Confiscation Act.
Passed in November, the confiscation ordinance is intended to embarrass and hit in the wallet men who normally would get off with a fine and community service but no jail time, officials say.
In certain circumstances we may use legislation which could lead to the confiscation of vehicles,' warned Sgt Tim Fearn.
The desperate truth of Lolita's story is not the rape of a twelve-year-old by a dirty old man but the confiscation of one individual's life by another.
NCC's political orientation manifested itself most clearly in two areas which were of grave concern to the Palestinian minority during the 1950s and early 1960s: the State's massive confiscation of Arab-owned land and the State's harsh treatment of Arab youths who attempted to flee to neighboring Arab countries.
A BID to seize the criminal fortune of a drugs baron is in tatters after judges banned the confiscation of dealers' assets.
Rather than improving individual property rights, Peter blurred a variety of existing distinctions and endangered the long-run stability of all reforms through arbitrary confiscation.
She writes that the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941 and describes, at length, the Nazi's confiscation of art during the Second World War.
CEND protects companies against the financial loss of an investment due to acts of government such as confiscation or deprivation of assets or similar actions.