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Requisition

property formal taking government

A written demand; a formal request or requirement. The formal demand by one government upon another, or by the governor of one state upon the governor of another state, of the surrender of a fugitive from justice. The taking or seizure of property by government.

Requisition refers to the seizure of PERSONAL PROPERTY, whereas condemnation entails the taking of real property.

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