Expropriation


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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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In provinces, cities, municipalities and other areas where there is no land classification, the city or municipal assessor must come up with the required land classification and corresponding declaration of real property and improvement for the area within 60 days from the date of filing of the expropriation case.
This will help to demonstrate the importance of private property rights and the need for proper limitations on eminent domain and expropriation powers.
In this case, controlling shareholders may attach less attention to the interest of minority shareholders, which promotes the capital expropriation.
Those bills include the long-gestating Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, which envisages an initial 20% stake for government in new oil and gas investments, and the Expropriation Act, which raises the possibility of expropriating land in the 'public interest'.
The president signed the expropriation order even though a federal court had ordered the contractor and the government to halt the project pending resolution of a lawsuit filed by community leaders Lucas Hernandez Josefa, Armando Garaa, and Jose Luis Fernandez Flores.
The expropriation claim was the last claim in the case after the tribunal granted Hungary's ICSID Arbitration Rule 41(5) objections to the claimants' non-expropriation claims in a January 2013 decision and agreed in an August 2013 decision to address jurisdiction with respect to the expropriation claim in a preliminary phase.
We appealed to the Council of State because national security is not at stake and therefore this kind of immediate expropriation scheme cannot be executed.
However, most of the majority shareholders, who are involved in the expropriation of the shareholders' rights, belong to the owner family.
The Government of Canada agreed with Abitibi that the Newfoundland expropriation was illegal and the country and the company soon entered into settlement negotiations.
Under the bill, an investor in a site of national significance can obtain possession before the expropriation act enters into force if the preliminary execution of the expropriation act has been approved.
Battleship Vieques documents the expropriation of two-thirds of Puerto Rico's offshore island of Vieques in the 1940s and the creation of the largest navy bombing range in the Atlantic.
Article Two: The concerned authorities shall expropriate, through direct implementation, the properties, relevant land needed for the aforesaid project, as well as installations over them, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Utility Expropriation Law.