seizure by the government
The act or process of confiscating.
the act or process of taking property or condemning it to be taken, as forfeited to the public use
Origin: [L. confiscatio.]
Confiscation, from the Latin confiscatio 'joining to the fiscus, i.e. transfer to the treasury' is a legal seizure without compensation by a government or other public authority. The word is also used, popularly, of spoliation under legal forms, or of any seizure of property without adequate compensation.
The numerical value of confiscation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of confiscation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Once in possession of solid evidence, we will initiate confiscation procedures according to the law.
The feeling within the Palestinian leadership is to review the entire relationship with Israel in light of the ... decision to suspend tax revenues and the continuation of land confiscation.
This is the right time to suspend security coordination, the feeling within the Palestinian leadership is to review the entire relationship with Israel in light of the ... decision to suspend tax revenues and the continuation of land confiscation.
This kind of below-the-radar bureaucratic gun confiscation is a growing Second Amendment and property rights violation problem, particularly in strict gun control states like California, New Jersey and Massachusetts, people can't afford to spend tens of thousands of dollars on legal fees to get back a $500 firearm.
The harassment and detention of The Blade's reporter and photographer, the confiscation of their equipment, and the brazen destruction of lawful photographs cannot be justified by a claim of military authority or by the supposed imperatives of the national security state, the Blade is pleased with this resolution of the crucial First Amendment issues at stake in this matter.
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