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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
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Five of these light posts should be in the middle area of the impound lots to ensure adequate and evenly dispersed lighting to deter theft.
At that point, Napak tried to get her $160 impound and towing fees back.
There is currently no provision in the existing laws, which empower the departments concerned to impound such vehicles.
SCOPE AND INTENT: The City and Borough of Juneau (City or CBJ) seeks bids from qualified persons or firms to provide a Term Contract for Impound Vehicle Towing Services for the City and Borough of Juneau (City or CBJ).
Contract notice: Recruitment of municipal public service vehicle immobilisation, removal from public roads by means of a crane and later transfer to the impound.
But a 1997 state law makes it difficult for cities to impound loose carts.
He explained that it is left to the inspector to decide when to impound vehicles, and that one of the tell-tale signs of abandoned vehicles is when they collect dust and look as if they have not been used for a long time.
The checkpoint operation involved 20 deputies, one sergeant, 15 volunteers and sheriff's Explorers and three trucks from Wolf's Towing, which took 11 cars to its impound lot in Canyon Country.
The auction will begin at the end of December, Ahmad Saleh, head of the vehicle impound complex at Ajman Police, told Gulf News.
So if police stop a joyriding teenager or an illegal immigrant who is borrowing a friend's car, they cannot impound the vehicle if the owner shows up with a valid license, as they can under current law.
LTT is the maker of Time Out(R) stools for children and will ask the Court to impound and destroy all stools to be found in violation of their copyright, which it alleges Defendants have done.
Dubai: Dubai police has called on all insurance companies, banks and individual owners which have vehicles confiscated at the police's impound yard for more than six months to resolve the pending fines with the concerned departments or as all unclaimed cars will be auctioned off within two months.