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Exaction

Ex`ac´tion
n.1.The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of obedience; hence, extortion.
Take away your exactions from my people.
- Ezek. xlv. 9.
2.That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.
Noun1.exaction - act of demanding or levying by force or authority; "exaction of tribute"; "exaction of various dues and fees"

EXACTION, torts. A willful wrong done by an officer, or by one who, under color of his office, takes more fee or pay for his services than what the law allows. Between extortion and exaction there is this difference; that in the former case the officer extorts more than his due, when something is due to him; in the latter, he exacts what is not his due, when there is nothing due to him. Wishard; Co. Litt. 368.

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