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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In that law the prohibitory age of a female was enhanced to 18 years from the existing 16 years.
LHC's order of November 23 of 2018 whereby bail was rejected also observed that in every case which does not fall within the ambit of prohibitory clause, bail cannot be claimed as a matter of right and in exceptional circumstances, same can be withheld.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has said that it has issued prohibitory orders on a former OCBC trader.
Reports suggest that the City Police Commissioner has directed imposition of prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC that bars any gathering in a radius of one kilometre around the High Court that comes under Vidana Soudha Police Station limits.
BJP candidates Hukum Singh and Sanjeev Baliyan were part of a mahapanchayat that was held despite prohibitory orders.The Muslims of Muzaffarnagar are staunchly against the move and they see it as the BJP's political move to gain from the riots.
Petersburg disregarded the prohibitory signs going off-piste, and their down-run triggered an avalanche," the press service of the regional department said.
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 Cr Pc are still in place and will only be lifted after receiving further orders.
Historically, the judicial resistance to grant injunctions generated a 'bullet-proof ' attitude in developers although under the law, a court can intervene in such circumstances by granting a prohibitory or mandatory injunction.
The clash broke out after the Maoist tried to defy the prohibitory order and beat up one person on charge of being an anti-Maoist 'vigilante'.
''We have issued prohibitory orders for an indefinite period on demonstrations around the two diplomatic offices to prevent possible anti-China activities by Tibetans living in Nepal,'' Nabin Ghimire, spokesman of the Internal Affairs Ministry, told Kyodo News.
27, 1992, Sarpotdar breached the prohibitory orders banning assembly of four or more persons at a place imposed by the Mumbai police.
Spillane points out that even before the states, much less the federal government, enacted prohibitory laws, law enforcement officers, alarmed by the crime associated with cocaine use, employed a variety of means to arrest sellers and users--thus rendering irrelevant supposed statistics on drug arrests.