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interdict

verb arrest, bar, block, check, debar, deelare illegal, deny, deter, disallow, embargo, enjoin, forbid, halt, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdicere, obstruct, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, refuse permission, repress, restrict, stop, thwart, veto
See also: ban, bar, block, coerce, condemn, constraint, debar, enjoin, exclude, forbid, inhibit, obstruction, prohibit, prohibition, proscription, renounce, restrain, restrict, restriction, veto

interdict

in Scotland, an order of a court prohibiting conduct. Only in certain occasions may it have a positive effect. See INJUNCTION.

INTERDICT, civil Among the Romans it was an ordinance of the praetor, which forbade or enjoined the parties in a suit to do something particularly specified, until it should be decided definitely who had the right in relation to it. Like an injunction, the interdict was merely personal in its effects and it had also another similarity to it, by being temporary or perpetual. Dig. 43, 1, 1, 3, and 4. See Story, E Jur. 865; Halif. Civ. Law, ch. 6 Vicat, Vocab. h. v.; Hein. Elem. Pand. Ps. 6, Sec. 285. Vide Injunction.

INTERDICT, OR INTERDICTION, eccles. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which divine services are prohibited either to particular persons or particular places. These tyrannical edicts, issued by ecclesiastical powers, have never been in force in the United States.

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But she says she faced further threats when she returned to school last week for the first time since the interdicts were granted.
The defender has nothing to fear if she complies with the interdict.
But police have no power to arrest anyone breaching such interdicts.
The Scottish Executive has already announced plans to tie the power of arrest to interdicts which prohibit abusers from entering the victim's home.
All they have achieved is a temporary solution because we will be back in court this week with action of our own to have these interdicts lifted.