stay of action

stay of action

the putting to an end of proceedings in an action by a summary order of the court.
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He further disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari who was informed of the new development, had also ordered a stay of action on the decision but added that the Minister ignored the order.
As a result of these comments and a petition for stay of action submitted to FDA in May 2000, the Agency issued several delays of the effective date of certain provisions of the December 1999 final rule, including section 203.
Nasdaq:GILTF), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, today announced that a stay of action by the bondholders and banks has been granted in the United States based upon the stay granted by the Israeli District Court in Tel Aviv on October 16, 2002.
Based upon the progress reached with major lenders and bondholders holding majority of the bonds, and in order to accelerate the completion of the process, the Company today filed an application with the Israeli District Court in Tel Aviv to commence the approval for the restructuring plan and a stay of action by the bondholders.
The plaintiffs-intervenors have filed a motion asking the Court to extend its stay of action by the NHPUC to implement restructuring and to make clear that the stay encompasses the NHPUC's order of March 20, 1998.
Lawyers should call an automatic stay just that, he says, not an "automatic stay of actions.