mandatory injunction

mandatory injunction
mandatory injunction see injunction

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

mandatory injunction
An injunction that requires a person to carry out a positive act —for example, return stolen computer code. (See also: injunction)
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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