Intelligence Law Glossary - Sanction

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Statutory Law

5 U.S.C. § 551(10) (2010) (Title 5—Chapter 5: Administrative Procedure)

“Sanction” includes the whole or a part of an agency—
      (A) prohibition, requirement, limitation, or other condition affecting the freedom of a person;
      (B) withholding of relief;
      (C) imposition of penalty or fine;
      (D) destruction, taking, seizure, or withholding of property;
      (E) assessment of damages, reimbursement, restitution, compensation, costs, charges, or fees;
      (F) requirement, revocation, or suspension of a license; or
      (G) taking other compulsory or restrictive action.