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surrender

Law
a. the yielding up or restoring of an estate, esp the giving up of a lease before its term has expired
b. the giving up to the appropriate authority of a fugitive from justice
c. the act of surrendering or being surrendered to bail
d. the deed by which a legal surrender is effected
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Shall fugitives from labor be surrendered by national or State authority?
The foreign slave-trade, now imperfectly suppressed, would be ultimately revived, without restriction, in one section, while fugitive slaves, now only partially surrendered, would not be surrendered at all by the other.
From above they could inflict immense damage; they could reduce any organised Government to a capitulation in the briefest space, but they could not disarm, much less could they occupy, the surrendered areas below.
Astor became proprietor of one half of the Indian establishments and goods which the Mackinaw Company had within the territory of the Indian country in the United States, and it was understood that the whole was to be surrendered into his hands at the expiration of five years, on condition that the American Company would not trade within the British dominions.
Summary: Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): In a scene, which could be straight out a movie, a wanted criminal who had a Rs 10,000 bounty on his head walked into a police station here on Thursday and surrendered on his own.
Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng was surrendered to the US authorities for 10 months to face criminal charges in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, said Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
An 18-year-old fighter of the New People's Army surrendered two rifles to the military as he escaped from his group, the Sub-Regional Command 2 of the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee.
There are some cases wherein those who surrendered are being allowed to stay in military camps because of the threats," said Albayalde.
13 Reds surrender during Holy Week !-- -- Jaime Laude (The Philippine Star) - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Thirteen New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas surrendered to different Army units in Davao region during Holy Week, the military reported yesterday.
An alleged trusted aide of an Abu Sayyaf leader and another member of the dreaded kidnap group surrendered to the military and voluntarily handed over their firearms on Monday, the military announced on Wednesday.
QUETTA -- m zAt least 70 militants and a commander of a banned organisation surrendered to the government on Tuesday.