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Replacement of oil or gas being withdrawn from a reservoir by groundwater.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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The court had expressed annoyance over non-implementation of the orders regarding removal of encroachments
He had directed the authorities concerned to accelerate the operation to remove encroachments from commercial areas and to clear roads and streets for vehicular movement and pedestrians.
He said four to five feet of the road was cleared of the encroachments, which had caused traffic congestion on the road.
There were encroachments at Main Bazaar, Ameen Bazaar, vegetable market and grain market and on Woman College Road which had been causing problems for the pedestrians, especially for senior citizens.
The patients, visitors and medical staff have been facing problems due to constant road blockage and encroachments outside the hospital.
These encroachments are source of nuisance for both customers and businessmen, as they discourage customers to visit these areas (if they can).
District Nazim, Muhammad Asim Khan, expressed satisfaction over removal of encroachments and saying the officials should monitor the violators so that they could break the law again by making encroachments.
No notice is required where encroachment of roads, public land and public ways is done.
The encroachments vary from as little as 18 inches to 45 feet in length.
It is pertinent to mention here that earlier, LHC, Rawalpindi Bench, Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi had also ordered the city district government high-ups in August 2016 to implement court's orders regarding removal of encroachments from main roads and markets.
The areas including Sahiwal road, Addha Noorpur and Chowk Sandhay were in severe grip of encroachments.
Panic was spread among the shopkeepers, hotel owners and show room owners who had established the encroachments at the highway land across the main road.