show-cause order

show-cause order

A judicial or government agency order to appear before it and present evidence regarding why a specific order should not issue from that authority.When one is charged with violation of an injunction prohibiting certain actions on real property, for example, the order is to appear and show cause why the defendant should not be held in contempt of court.

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Funa said the company has yet to submit its 2017 and 2018 Annual Financial Statements despite issuance of a show-cause order.
The issuance of show-cause order against these establishments is part of the agency's campaign called 'Run After Contribution Evaders' (Race) which aim to ensure that all business establishments should enroll their workers at SSS.
Sabihin nila gagawa sila ng study, mang-iimbestiga, magbibigay ng show-cause order (Instead of giving them a specific date when they should clean up these wires, they give us so many reasons.
'We asked prosecutor Estepa to comment on the MMDA complaint, similar to a show-cause order. She will submit shortly,' the Justice chief said.
But in the plaintiffs' attorneys' pleading filed last week, the attorneys argued that further punishment isn't needed because the press has been all over the story since Holmes, having got wind of gamesmanship in the case from an article in Arkansas Business, issued a show-cause order back in December.
Wormser enrolled his daughter at Cushing, and, according to the show-cause order, sought no feedback from the special education department in Harvard.
During a recent hearing, he revealed that he shares this desire: He asked the state's attorney, Yochi Genessin, whether the state would be willing to combine the latest petitions with other conversion-related cases currently pending before the court and treat them as if a show-cause order had already been issued - something that would significantly speed up the proceedings.
Last November, the FCC filed a show-cause order demanding that Telmex prove it was complying with conditions that allowed its entry into the United States.
'Officials and employees who refuse to submit themselves for drug testing without valid reason shall be issued with show-cause order by the Commissioner or his authorized representative,' BOC said in a statement.
Diokno to attend the lower chamber's probe on questionable budget insertions in 2019 national budget, the House Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday issued a show-cause order against the secretary.
'The court, acting on the show-cause order contained in its May 11, 2018 decision, reprimanded the respondent with a stern warning that a repetition of the same act will merit a heavier penalty,' SC spokesperson Theodore Te said in a media briefing Tuesday.
The panel earlier issued a show-cause order against the Budget chief.