legally restrained

See: arrested
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At present, Fitch understands that the government of Argentina is not legally restrained from making payments on its performing debt under NY law without making payments to the plaintiffs.
In my view the proposal as it stands will fall foul of the Human Rights Act and should the Assembly proceed with it in its present form it is likely to be sanctioned and legally restrained from taking the plan forward.
Despite the Post's verbal commitment to go ahead with publication unless legally restrained, the paper evidently bent over backwards to give the government the opportunity to restrain.
Certain classes of investors are legally restrained in the type, maturity and quality of securities they may own.