A public-works agency can compel you to sell your land.
However, it will have no power to compel testimony, or to bring prosecutions.
A government is an association of men and women authorized by society and the constitution to use force to compel obedience.
Sometimes the scope of our expanding requirements and resource constraints may compel us to select a provider of services other than the military, even though we have assumed a greater risk by doing so.
The following subsections give powers to the person appointed to hold the inquiry to compel the attendance of witnesses, obtain the production of documents, take evidence on oath and so forth.
Crucially he or she will have statutory powers to both summon witnesses and compel evidence.
Further, while the Inquiry did not have powers to compel discovery or witnesses, it does not appear that the Inquiry was refused access to any document or that any witness refused to attend.
That is, there is no such thing as a law, administrative ruling, edict, decree, or government order of any kind that is not backed by the threat to use physical force to compel obedience to it.
Duty and honor compel him to return to face his foe despite the vehement protestations of Amy, a Quaker.
Recalling that the reason to use military force is to compel compliance with demands, the implications for a dominant indicator are significant.