cease and desist order


cease and desist order
An order of an administrative agency or court prohibiting a person or business firm from continuing a particular course of conduct, e.g. Fed. Trade Commission may order a business to cease and desist from misbranding or misadvertising its products. F. T. C. v. Mandel Bros., Inc., 359 U.S. 385, 79 S.Ct. 818, 3 L.Ed.2d 893.
Ruling issued in an unfair labor practice case requiring the charged party (respondent) to stop the conduct found illegal and take specified affirmative action designed to remedy the unfair labor practice.
- restraining order

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • cease-and-desist order — An order issued after notice and opportunity for hearing, requiring a depository institution, a holding company or a depository institution official to terminate unlawful, unsafe or unsound banking practices. Cease and desist orders are issued by …   Financial and business terms

  • cease and desist order — An order by an administrative agency which requires that certain practices specified be stopped. 2 Am J2d Admin L § 467. Thus, an order of a National Labor Relations Board restraining an employer from an unfair labor practice. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cease and desist order — noun Date: 1926 an order from an administrative agency to refrain from a method of competition or a labor practice found by the agency to be unfair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cease-and-desist order — /sees euhn di zist , sist / an order by a government agency to a person or corporation to terminate a business practice found by the agency to be illegal or unfair. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • cease and desist order — temporary order from a government authority that orders a business to stop a certain activity (when there is suspicion of impropriety or of a violation of the law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cease-and-desist order — /sees euhn di zist , sist / an order by a government agency to a person or corporation to terminate a business practice found by the agency to be illegal or unfair. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary