injunction

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injunction

(ĭn-jŭnk′shŭn) [L. injungere, to fasten, join]
A court order prohibiting an individual from performing some act or demanding that a person begin to perform some act.
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In NSW, police can now take out Apprehended Violence Orders, and the creation of a new offence of "strangulation" (previously characterized as "assault") may be seen as positive steps.
The second focus of the research was to assess the efficacy of Apprehended Violence Orders. All clients who had contacted the centre from July 1st, 1990 to June 30th, 1992 were listed.