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forfeit

1. Law something confiscated as a penalty for an offence, breach of contract, etc.
2. 
a. a game in which a player has to give up an object, perform a specified action, etc., if he commits a fault
b. an object so given up
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The law, signed by the President last December 9, states that judges of Metropolitan Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Courts in Cities, Municipal Trial Courts, Municipal Circuit Trial Courts and Sharia Circuit Courts, all known as first level courts, shall be entitled annually to 30 days forfeitable leave with pay, in addition to the 15 days vacation leave and 15 days sick leave privileges provided for by law.
10709, judges of the Metropolitan Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Courts in Cities, Municipal Trial Courts, Municipal Circuit Trial Courts and Shari'a Circuit Courts, all known as first level courts, shall be entitled annually to 30 days forfeitable leave with pay.
In the reverse sting, police target buyers of drugs, rather than sellers, because buyers carry forfeitable cash, while sellers carry only drugs that must be destroyed if seized.
whether the forfeitable assets are rightly traceable to illegal activity
Dein rejected that argument, concluding that the connection between the property and the drug offenses was not substantial enough to make it forfeitable under federal law.
Finally, civil remedies also allow an injured party to seek full damages from third parties whose forfeitable criminal gains may be negligible.
39) Civil procedures are separate civil procedures conducted against the forfeitable property itself and require no conviction of the property owner.
And, where forfeitable funds are traced to a financial institution in a country that will not cooperate with the United States, DOJ can authorize the use of Section 981 (k), a Patriot Act provision, which permits the seizure from a U.
The Patriot Act also broadened the government's forfeiture power to make clear that it is the mere deposit of forfeitable funds in a foreign bank--and not the continued presence of the funds in the foreign bank account at the time of the seizure--that triggers the forfeitability of funds in the U.
On Rand's theory, rights are inalienable, in that others cannot take away or nullify one's rights; but they are also forfeitable, in that one can relinquish one's own rights by violating the rights of others.
3(c) (1) (2010) ("Mail cover is the process by which a nonconsensual record is made of any data appearing on the outside cover of any sealed or unsealed class of mail matter, or by which a record is made of the contents of any unsealed class of mail matter as allowed by law, to obtain information in order to: (i) Protect national security, (ii) Locate a fugitive, (iii) Obtain evidence of commission or attempted commission of a crime, (iv) Obtain evidence of a violation or attempted violation of a postal statute, or (v) Assist in the identification of property, proceeds or assets forfeitable under law.