encroachment


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encroachment

[in′krōch·mənt]
(mining engineering)
Extraction of coal beyond the boundary that divides one mine area from another.
(petroleum engineering)
Replacement of oil or gas being withdrawn from a reservoir by groundwater.

encroachment

The unauthorized extension of a building, or part thereof, on the land of another.
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As encroachments from 18 shops and three filling stations were demolished and it was continuing for the last few days.
So, the question at hand is should we allow encroachment on our military base to solve a problem for the short-term, with ramifications that could jeopardize the base and our local economy in the long-term?
Eckard, supra note 42, at 227-28 (arguing that encroachment legislation increases consumer search costs).
Dhingra said the MCD had the right to remove encroachments from public land without any notice.
They were of the view as per rules PDA was to clear the encroachment 52 feet from the road however, violating the law they cleared the area upto 83 feet.
KOHAT -- Like other parts of the province, drive against encroachment is underway with full swing in Kohat division and its surrounding areas as many bazaars and roads have been cleared of all such illegal constructions.
RAWALPINDI -- Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has confiscated 30 truckload goods from different markets in its campaign against encroachments.
Deputy Director General Enforcement, Asia Gul said that all the encroachers have been directed to remove the encroachments within in three days time at their own otherwise not only strict action will be taken against the violators but the material placed in verandas of different markets will also be confiscated as per law.
KARACHI -- The anti encroachments department of KMC in an operation in New Karachi Sector 11-G Godhra Camp removed all illegal sun shades and other encroachments which cleared the way around the Muslim medical centre and adjoining streets.
Siddiqui addressing the participants of the meeting including officials representing provincial anti-encroachment cell and those from revenue and administration said encroachment oo public property amounts to challenging writ of the state.
During anti encroachment operation in I & T Centre, sector G8/1 removed encroachments established in front of different shops and also confiscated four trucks of encroachment material.
The second shift teams were delegated special powers as the land mafia and encroachment mafia started their activities for grabbing land through illegal occupation and setting up encroachments soon after the fall of evening.