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.
Lawyers should call an automatic stay just that, he says, not an "automatic stay of actions.