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Expropriation

 

(1) In law, the forced alienation of property, with or without compensation, by the government. Both real property (for example, land used for railroads or unpaved roads) and movable property (such as precious metals) may be expropriated. Depending on whether or not compensation is paid, expropriation may take the form of requisition or confiscation.

(2) The removal by one social class of another class’s property and social status. Within a class, the term “expropriation” is applied to the removal by one stratum of another stratum’s property and status—for example, a legislative act secularizing church lands. Immediately after the victory of the Great October Socialist Revolution of 1917, the Soviet government expropriated substantial portions of the property of the former exploiting classes.

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This article will allude to these differences with the goal of advocating for a stricter burden to be instituted in the Ontario system of regulation to make it more difficult for government bodies to expropriate private property, particularly in the realm of expropriation for educational purposes.
The Energy Market Regulatory Agency [EPDK] brought together all the landowners in the Ayvaly village on March 3, 2010, and offered TL 5 per square meter to expropriate the land.
The airport project has been ongoing since 1996 when the plan was submitted and the ministry maintains that it has prospects for acquiring the necessary land and indicated that it could expropriate the land if need be.
6342 or An Act Strengthening the Right of Local Government Units to Expropriate Lands for the Benefit of the Landless.
It follows another recent decision that ministries planning to expropriate land must receive the cabinet's approval before the procedure could start.
Article II: The authorities concerned are empowered to expropriate through direct implementation the properties and relevant land needed for the aforesaid projects and installations in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
BETHLEHEM, February 1, 2012 (WAFA) -- The Israeli military authorities informed Palestinian farmers from Nahalin, a village west of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, that it plans to expropriate more than 430 dunums of their land and gave them 45 days to file an objection, Osama Shakarneh, head of the Nahalin village council, said Wednesday.
Article Two: Empowers the authorities concerned to expropriate through direct implementation the properties and relevant lands needed for the aforesaid project and installations in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
But before the project gets underway, the government has to expropriate private lands occupied by 140 households in ParaAaque City.
Fean said, 'On behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom, I express our deepest regret at the tragic death of Mustafa Tamimi of Nabi Saleh, killed by a tear gas canister during the weekly demonstration against systematic attempts by settlers from the illegal settlement of Halmiss to expropriate the water spring belonging to the villagers of Nabi Saleh.
Article Two: Empowers the authorities concerned to expropriate through direct implementation the properties and relevant land needed for the aforesaid project and installations in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Public Utility Expropriation Law.
UK deplores Israeli decision to expropriate land near Bethlehem and urges Israel to reverse the decision.