Expropriation is "the taking of land without consent of the owner by an expropriating
authority in the exercise of its statutory powers.
John Socalo, NIA Cordillera director, confirmed that the agency was expropriating
the Tomas lands but would not elaborate, saying he was not privy to the details of the case being pursued by the Office of the Solicitor General.
The court, meanwhile, regarded the defendant as usurper ( grabber) of the land once the decision on expropriating
the house from him was issued.
If there is any uncertainty or confusion in the legislation about what the expropriating
government can do, that ambiguity will be construed and settled in favour of the landowner (Toronto Area Transit Operating Authority v.
The regime has, for decades, expanded its domain by expropriating
the land of Palestinian families who have live there for generations.
He added that Israeli authorities have escalated their oppressive measures in Bruqeen and other towns and villages by expropriating
lands, issuing home demolition notices and destroying homes.
The South Cairo Civil Court will decide on the case to dissolve the NDP on April 12," a judicial source said, adding that expropriating
the offices of the party is not unlikely.
In 1999, B'Tselem published "On the Way to Annexation" explaining how Ma'ale Adummim's earlier development violated international law by expropriating
Palestinian land and expelling Jahalin tribe Bedouins.
In 1967 Israel annexed Jerusalem, expropriating
6,200 acres or a third of the area that was privately owned by Arabs.
The Tokyo High Court on Thursday overturned a lower court ruling that barred the Tokyo metropolitan government from expropriating
land in Akiruno, rejecting landowners' demand for annulment of the planned expropriation and the withdrawal of state approval for a project to construct an expressway interchange on the land.