cease and desist order

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cease and desist order (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
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Usage


In news:

It defied a cease-and-desist order by continuing to operate in New York.
On Oct 27, the MPWMD filed suit in Monterey County Superior Court to halt the implementation of the State Water Resources Control Board's Oct 20 cease-and-desist order, which cuts back the Peninsula's water supply.
North County Bank faces cease-and-desist order.
City serves BLT a cease-and-desist order.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenejhem issued a "cease and desist " order to two Minot head shops, called Hemp Horizonz, and to their owner, Joseph Skorick, Thursday.
Stenehjem issues 'cease and desist ' orders against 3 unlicensed contractors.
Have issued a cease and desist order against Fox News, after the right-wing cable news network played "Losing My Religion" during its coverage of the Democratic National Convention.
Cease and desist order issued against Lenovo for selling illegal service contracts Insurance Commissioner.
Appeals court upholds cease-and- desist order.
The Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a cease-and- desist order issued by the Securities Commission against a Texas oil and gas company and its principal, Daro Blankenship.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a cease and desist administrative order to Foster Poultry Farms in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, for unauthorized discharges of pollutants into a tributary of Leatherman Creek.
The troubled starlet has fired off a scathing and threatening cease and desist letter to her dad, ordering him to stop selling her personal property, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.
Fallbrook's medical marijuana dispensary has shut its doors after being served with a cease and desist order by the county.
West Coast Bancorp revealed Monday it successfully raised $155 million in new capital while also divulging that regulators slammed the bank last week with a cease-and- desist order finding that the bank has been operating in an unsafe manner.
City serves BLT a cease-and- desist order.
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