The right of ownership is one of the basic rights that satisfies human nature and nourishes the survival instinct. It constitutes one of the main pillars in the legal systems, but it must be in the interest of the public. This is important for the establishment of the state and its continuation, by gaining a special character in the field of expropriation as necessary to cover the exercise of its powers until the required actions acquire legitimacy and facilitate the acceptance by individuals, which is also used as a justification for the privileges of public authority.
"The Idea of Public Utility in Expropriation,"
Journal Sharia and Law: Vol. 2013
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2013/iss55/6