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enjoin

To issue an order from a court commanding one to take some action or cease some action. See injunction.

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Then, I said, Thrasymachus, there is no one in any rule who, in so far as he is a ruler, considers or enjoins what is for his own interest, but always what is for the interest of his subject or suitable to his art; to that he looks, and that alone he considers in everything which he says and does.
'We enjoin our people to always promote our cultural values as the World Culture day is an opportunity to understand our diverse culture and values.
Following submission of the plan, the court rejected the plan, finding it unacceptable to the extent that it asked the federal court to enjoin further transfer from county jails of prisoners eligible for state incarceration.
The release made available to Nigerian Tribune reads in part, 'I enjoin all Muslims to devote themselves fully to the worship of Allah throughout the holy month, and use the period to pray for the progress, peace and prosperity of Ogun State and the nation, Nigeria.
Although it is a basic principle of letter of credit law that a bank must honor a properly presented letter of credit over the protestations of the applicant and that a court will not enjoin the obligation of the bank to honor such letter of credit absent a clear showing of fraud, it is a good idea to provide in the letter of credit that the bank will pay on the letter of credit without inquiry into the accuracy of the accompanying statement and notwithstanding that the applicant may be disputing the contents of the statement.
RSA is asking the court to declare that HPD violates owners' rights and permanently enjoin HPD from making repairs without first giving owners notice and the opportunity to make the repair.
Plaintiff Alleged that defendants had evicted him from the subject premises without benefit of court proceedings and moved to enjoin defendants from using or assigning the premises pending resolution of the action.
Our victory is a collective one so we enjoin them as true party men to stand with us as we move closer to making this project a reality,' the PDP governorship candidate said.
Espoused by PPCRV, the commandments enjoin the public to 'vote according to the dictates of your conscience; respect the decision of others in choosing their candidates; and to know the moral integrity, capabilities, and other personal qualities of the candidates you will vote for.'
'I enjoin you, dear parish priests and heads of institutions, to initiate periodic inspection of the structural integrity of our churches, seminaries and conventos, especially our old historical churches, conventos and buildings,' Tirona said.
The court then issued a Writ of Permanent Injunction against GAB and all other deputized government agencies and instrumentalities "to permanently enjoin them from directing, and/or otherwise causing, the closure (whether temporary or otherwise) or disruption of the operations of all the Off-Cockpit Betting Stations operated by MCCI." The court's rulings were issued in the Petition for Injunction filed by MCCI against the GAB, its chairman Khalil Mitra, and other government agencies and instrumentalities that form part of, may be deputized by, or otherwise act under the authority of the GAB.
The department raises yet one more challenge, arguing that the district court was wrong to enjoin the Incumbent Protection Act in its entirety.