Mandatory Injunction – an injunction that orders an affirmative act or mandates a specified course of conduct

mandatory injunction:
(1843)

1. An injunction that orders an affirmative act or mandates a specified course of conduct. – aka affirmative injunctionCf. prohibitory injunction. [1]

1. An injunction which compels some positive action involving a change of existing conditions — some affirmative act or acts essential to restore the status quo.  28 Am J Rev ed Inj § 17. [2]

1. An injunction that compels a defendant to do a particular positive act involving a change of existing conditions.  EXAMPLE: an injunction to stop a secondary boycott. [3]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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