ouster


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to ouster: Ouster clause

ouster

Property law the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection
References in periodicals archive ?
Some lawyers say the quo warranto case can apply to all members of the Supreme Court, except the chief justice, whose sole mode of ouster is specified in the Constitution.
Mr Sharif and his family may feel aggrieved at his ouster from the prime minister's office and upset that the Sharifs' legal woes are endless, but the democratic process is larger than the fate of a few individuals, no matter how important the latter consider themselves to be to the democratic process.
Earlier during a TV interview with a news channel when Rasheed was asked about his ouster from office, he responded by denying that he was used as a scapegoat saying: "Nawaz Sharif had to take the decision under duress.
Earlier, then interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan had held Rasheed's 'doings' responsible for his ouster.
This has raised rumours that this ouster was meant as a backlash against PML-N; however, the PML-N dissidents show that there is little party unity in Balochistan- people vote not for parties, but for individuals who shift hands when it is convenient.
My ouster became the reason of chaos in the country,' he stated.
Duterte's motive in pushing for her ouster considering that they never had any personal conflict.
In September, a criminal court sentenced Badie to a life term over deadly violence which took place in Beni Suef governorate in Upper Egypt in August 2013 after security forces dispersed two Cairo sit-ins protesting the ouster of Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
For those hoping for signs of a deepening of democracy in Pakistan, the ouster of Nawaz Sharif provides no help," said the New York Times .
In almost every city, a case is looking into the attacks that happened after the ouster of Morsi and the dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in in August 2013.
The desert area has also been the scene of intense fighting between jihadists and security forces since the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
MIZORAM Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had a feud with the Centre and had even moved the Supreme Court against attempts to seek his ouster, was finally sacked on Saturday.