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ACTION, PROHIBITORY, civil law. An action instituted to avoid a sale on account of some Vice or defect in the thing sold which readers it either absolutely useless, or its use so inconvenient and, imperfect, that it must be, supposed the buyer would not have purchased it, had he known of the vice. Civ. Code of Louis. art. 2496.

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A prohibitory injunction prevents anticipated nuisance and trespass whilst a mandatory injunction can force the demolition of interfering works.
Police used force after the Maoists tried to defy the prohibitory order after which they lobbed dozens of teargas shells to disperse the agitating mob.
Ironically, both the Commerce Ministry's Energy Department and the Agriculture Ministry's Environmental Services have repeatedly assured the House that there is no scientific basis for the concerns voiced by MPs which resulted in the original prohibitory clause.
Punjab government on June 6 issued prohibitory orders for manufacture, distribution and sale of all nine approved variants of Maggi instant noodles from the company's plant situated at Ferozepur Road, Moga with immediate effect.
C, on the recommendation of SSP Mirpur and issued prohibitory orders on the use and sale of the all sorts of fireworks including crackers on all occasions including marriage ceremonies, said an official statement issued here on Tuesday.
Kolkata: West Bengal police on Thursday detained BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi along with other party leaders for trying to defy prohibitory orders by entering the violence-ridden Makra village in Birbhum district.
The Ukhrul district authiorities two months back imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPc for an indefinite period after the killing of an Ukhrul Autonomous District Council member by unidentified armed elements.
Delhi police have also imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in New Delhi district for the next 60 days.
The port used to manage approximately 18 million tonnes of iron ore and coal, however stopped handling them from October 2011 because of a prohibitory order of the Madras High Court.
The police Sunday issued prohibitory orders and four metro stations will remain closed today from 9am to 1pm today due to the Dharna.
Senior m dmi Party (P) leader Sanjay Singh has confirmed that the protest will be held despite the prohibitory orders.
Six activists including former civil servant Arvind Kejriwal of the India Against Corruption movement were released on Sunday by the Delhi police after an hour of detention for allegedly violating prohibitory orders.