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Replacement of oil or gas being withdrawn from a reservoir by groundwater.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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Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO) Rana Jamil Akhtar while talking to reporter said they were trying to remove encroachments from city areas.
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.
The letter said that encroachments could not be allowed in the name of security.
The people have set up encroachments to sell traditional offerings.
No notice is required where encroachment of roads, public land and public ways is done.
It is the big players who need to be evicted from illegal encroachments, not the small farmers and landholders," Chandy said, alleging that the government was playing into the hands of big-time encroachers.
Additionally, the department is looking at reducing the fees associated with buying an encroachment permit to set up tables and chairs.
Banglori maintained that after hue and cry from the public, the encroachments are removed from certain points/sites.
Talking to media, they said while following the instructions of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, the anti-encroachment drive to remained continue till the removal of all encroachments.
The anti-encroachment cell is showing negligence in taking action against encroachments and action" the letter said.
Government officials, however, claimed that steps are being taken to curb encroachment to a great extent.
Those who choose not to buy the land will have to vacate the encroachments within one year of receiving notice, or they may enter into an agreement to vacate the property when they sell their homes, but no later than Jan.