forfeiture


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forfeiture

[′fȯr·fə·chər]
(mining engineering)
Loss of a mining claim by operation of the law, without regard to the intention of the locator, whenever he or she fails to preserve his or her right by complying with the conditions imposed by law.
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At her confirmation hearing, Lynch insisted "civil and criminal forfeiture are very important tools" and that forfeitures are "done pursuant to supervision by a court, it is done pursuant to court order, and I believe the protections are there.
Civil forfeiture actions often violate one or more constitutionally protected rights, including the Fourth Amendment right to be free of "unreasonable searches and seizures" and the Fifth Amendment guarantee that no one will be "deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
Basically, if the statute can be interpreted in any way that would not result in a taking or forfeiture, that is the interpretation that should be used, and any doubts in government takings are supposed to be decided to the benefit of the property owner.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent national survey found that 38% of American adults believe that drug asset forfeiture laws are motivating the police to make legally questionable drug arrests in order to seize people's cash and property.
Constable Nasir Aziz who was absent from duty for last six months was awarded punishment of six months forfeiture of service.
It agreed with the taxpayers, however, that termination for the other specified reasons should not be so characterized, but rather, in conjunction with the terms of the RSA, appeared to constitute a classic earnout restriction that could give rise to a substantial risk of forfeiture under Sec.
The IRS finalized regulations that clarify when a substantial risk of forfeiture exists on the transfer of stock to an employee that is treated as compensation under Sec.
The Seizure of Criminal Property Act, 2009 provides for the forfeiture of property that is considered to be proceeds or an instrument of unlawful activity.
On July 2, Eldridge's office filed civil lawsuits to support forfeiture claims on three pieces of real estate in Rogers that their owner, Jim Bolt, purchased for nearly $1 million early this year with money he allegedly fraudulently received.
4 of the Criminal Code, fines imposed in lieu of forfeiture are generally, like other fines, simply forfeited to the Crown in right of the province in which the fine was imposed.
Scola, one of the lawyers, asked Judge Donohue the following week to postpone the forfeiture hearing so Camile Hanna, a contractor in Brazil said to have provided more than half of his cousin's $300,000 bail, could be present to address the court.
Landlord Metro Nominees applied to the High Court for permission to exercise their right of forfeiture with tenant HPJ UK Limited.