- Agricultural-district laws adopted in several states involve combinations of the powers of taxation, spending, and eminent domain .
- This right is called eminent domain
- Right of eminent domain
- Power of eminent domain
- Eminent domain has traditionally been limited to the taking of land for public uses like roads , schools or bridges
- the right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made
Eminent domain (United States, the Philippines), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (South Africa, Canada) is "the power to take private property for public use by a state, municipality, or private person or corporation authorized to exercise functions of public character, following the payment of just compensation to the owner of that property."eminent domain.