In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He charged that he had personally expropriated the family's property and business interests, which were the foundation of the his multimillion-dollar personal fortune.
- Once the board was established, its enormous powers to expropriate property and enter the real-estate market provided a new momentum to urban segregation.
- They cannot just expropriate property by saying it is compensation for a debt owing for customs unless there is some rational relationship between them.
- As China grows into a great power, the wealth transferred into the country by expropriating intellectual property will propel it forward.
- Drug companies are sitting ducks for governments to expropriate their property.
- There, a family alleged that its property was expropriated by the Egyptian government in 1977 and then, in 1993, sold to Coca Cola.
- The republic did expropriate ecclesiastical properties, but Mazzini was sincere in his assurances that property would be respected and unlawful acts punished.
- He feared that homestead legislation would expropriate land he needed for his college bill.
- The City will then reconsider the resolution to expropriate the property,’ he says.
- I do not understand how the court can have the power to produce such a result as it effectively expropriates my property.
- In 1989, municipal authorities under a previous mayor had expropriated 750 acres and evicted thousands of squatters.
- Governments expropriate private property all the time, and they always have.
- In short, were properties expropriated or were they not?
- There is no need, George declares, to nationalize the land; it would neither be purchased nor expropriated by the state.
- The Government's understanding of that article is that compensation is required generally where property is expropriated.
- The Government member says the proposed legislation expropriates customary property rights, and does not propose any form of compensation.
- In regard to agriculture, it reserved to itself the authority to expropriate any farm that did not produce foodstuffs to its satisfaction.
- Few governments place massive restrictions on direct foreign investments or attempt to expropriate property from foreign firms located within their borders.
- The state or a competent body or organ authorised by law may expropriate property in the public interest subject to the payment of just compensation.
- They can expropriate property through taxes or the right of immanent domain (breaking the Seventh Commandment).
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