mandatory injunction

mandatory injunction
injunction requiring the performance of some specific act
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence

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: an injunction entered at the conclusion of an equity case compelling the defendant to do some positive act or to cease to do something he has done, thereby compelling him in effect to undo it — compare prohibitory injunction

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  • mandatory injunction — see injunction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. mandatory injunction …   Law dictionary

  • mandatory injunction — An injunction which compels some positive action involving a change of existing conditions some affirmative act or acts essential to restore the status quo. 28 Am J Rev ed Inj § 17 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mandatory injunction — court order which requires a certain action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • injunction — in·junc·tion /in jəŋk shən/ n [Middle French injonction, from Late Latin injunction injunctio, from Latin injungere to enjoin, from in in + jungere to join]: an equitable remedy in the form of a court order compelling a party to do or refrain… …   Law dictionary

  • mandatory — man·da·to·ry / man də ˌtȯr ē/ adj: containing or constituting a command: being obligatory man·da·to·ri·ly / ˌtȯr i lē/ adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • preliminary mandatory injunction — An injunction in a form rarely granted, it being granted only on a clear showing of necessity of preventing irreparable or serious injury, the injunction calling for the performance of some act on the part of the party against whom it is granted …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • injunction — A court order that makes certain acts illegal. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary * * * injunction in‧junc‧tion [ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʆn] noun [countable] LAW an court order, usually stating that someone must not do something. Sometimes an… …   Financial and business terms

  • injunction — A term of dual meaning, having reference to a suit to enjoin or to the writ, process, or restraining order issued pursuant to an order or decree obtained in the suit. 28 Am J Rev ed Inj § 2. In the former aspect, a form of action in equity which… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • injunction — A court order prohibiting someone from doing some specified act or commanding someone to undo some wrong or injury. A prohibitive, equitable remedy issued or granted by a court at the suit of a party complainant, directed to a party defendant in… …   Black's law dictionary

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