- An order of a court of equity prohibiting an act or compelling an act to be done.
court order, equitable remedy, court ruling, interdict
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Causation — Definition,
- A method of connecting an entity's conduct with an effect, which in some cases can prove legal liability.
- Common Law (CL) — Acronym, Very Important,
➥ Laws developed by judges through court decisions and precedent.
- Traditional, unwritten law based on English custom.
- Confusio-Lexicon Maximus — Definition,
- The rescinding of language in process when none is making nonsense less and therefore incurred but not reported deficiencies in mental capacities are not apparently un-obviously imposed.
- Contract — Definition,
- An agreement between two or more parties that can be enforced by law.
- Defendant — Definition,
- The accused party in a lawsuit or criminal trial.
- Financial Responsibility Laws — Definition,
- A type of law that requires an entity to be capable of paying for damages in the event of a potential claim.
- Judgement — Definition,
- A determination by a court of law or a judicial decision.
- Liability — Definition,
- A situation where one party is found to be legally responsible for something.
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) — Acronym,
- A contract that disallows one or more parties from disclosing information covered by the contract.
- Plaintiff — Definition,
- The party who initiates a lawsuit.
- Specific Performance — Definition,
- A remedy in a court of equity compelling a defendant to carry out the terms of an agreement or contract. It is available only where the remedy of damages cannot afford adequate relief to the plaintiff.
- Tort Law — Definition,
- Civil law or the laws that govern civil lawsuits.