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forfeiture

[′fȯr·fə·chər]
(mining engineering)
Loss of a mining claim by operation of the law, without regard to the intention of the locator, whenever he or she fails to preserve his or her right by complying with the conditions imposed by law.
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The news portal also reported that the MACC is seeking to gazette a notice to inform the public about the forfeiture of some RM700,000 so that third parties, if any, may make a claim for it.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for recovery of a public property can not rely on the provisions of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to seek forfeiture of the applicant's property', the judge added.
Colmenares said government personnel involved in the suit filed by the state in the forfeiture proceedings should be prosecuted for criminal negligence.
27, 2018, the United States filed a declaration asserting that notice of this civil forfeiture action was on an official government website for 30 consecutive days, beginning on July 4, 2018, and ending on Aug.
Newberry was referencing a report by the Institute for Justice, a national libertarian public interest law firm headquartered in Virginia, which has given Rhode Island's "awful" asset forfeiture laws a grade of "D-minus" in terms of due process and transparency.
Make the civil forfeiture process more efficient and cost-effective in turn maximizing the forfeited funds available to invest in community safety programs and initiatives throughout B.C.
In December, Detroit resident Crystal Sisson filed a federal class-action civil rights lawsuit challenging the aggressive asset forfeiture program in Wayne County, Michigan.
That information isn't collected in any meaningful way in Texas, and state lawmakers, at the urging of prosecutors and law enforcement, have resisted attempts to report more detailed information about asset forfeiture to the public.
It added that the trial court erred when it held that a trial is still necessary to sufficiently establish a predicate crime in a forfeiture proceeding.
A representative of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Jarrett Skorup, also provided insight on civil forfeiture in Michigan after the event.
"There's bipartisan consensus in states all over the country that forfeiture has gone too far and needs to be constrained," said Illinois American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Ben Ruddell to the (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/19/us/politics/justice-department-civil-asset-forfeiture.html?_r=0) New York Times Wednesday.