court order


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court order

n.
An order issued by a court, usually at the request of a party to a case, directing a party or participant in a case to take a certain action.

court order

An order from a court requiring someone to do or not do something.
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Noun1.court order - a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
divestiture - an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior; "the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly"
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
writ of execution, execution - a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out
gag order - a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit; "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment"
garnishment - a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
interdict, interdiction - a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The Moipei Quartet 's father has been fined Sh200,000 or serve 60 days in jail for disobeying a court order.
Having secured a court order given by an FCT High Court, some candidates of different political parties in Bauchi State have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to respect the order which directed INEC to issue them Certificates of Return as duly elected members of the National Assembly.
He remarked that the court order was not being implemented due to the confusion raised by the Punjab government.
The petition sought the court order for security of water and steps to supply clean water to the citizens.
" He said that the honourable court had issued an order on December 13 directing private schools to adjust or refund summer vacation fees however after spending 25 days, the authority concerned did not receive any feedback from these schools on the implementation of the court order in order to satisfy the parents.
KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered private schools to implement the fees structure given by the provincial government and sought the Supreme Court order about the cut in schools fees by Rs20 percent.
For his office to act, he said there should be a court order obtained by the prosecution authority directing the office of the receiver to compensate the victim.
He said: "I am advised by the Garda authorities that following an order of the High Court, a small number of community gardai were present to keep the peace, facilitate a peaceful protest and facilitate the enforcement of the High Court order.
Anthony Wayne Blackburn, 4812 San Juan Ave., Jacksonville, disbarred effective 30 days from a May 24 court order. (Admitted to practice: 2005) Blackburn pleaded no contest in court to misdemeanor battery.
Summary: The High Court, while directing the framing of the charges, had set aside an earlier trial court order discharging Maran in the case
By SAM KIPLAGATInspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet has been let off the hook after the Supreme Court rejected an application to jail him for six months for failing to release two Iranians who were acquitted in January.Five judges led by Chief Justice David Maraga said the reasons given by the Mr Boinett to continue holding Mr Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammed and Mr Sayed Mansour Mousavi at the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit were valid and not wilful disobedience of a court order.
"At present, the council has to apply for a court order every time groups of travellers set up camp on sites.