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closing order

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Definition of closing order in English:

noun

English Law
An order by a local authority prohibiting the use of premises for specified purposes.
Example sentences
  • He said that under a separate legislation the council could apply for a closing order on businesses causing an ‘unreasonable disturbance’, but this could not be before midnight or after 5am.
  • If they issue a closing order on the school, which could happen after the cabinet meeting in July, that will trigger a referendum from the borough council, which will go out to every house in the borough.
  • However, all of these were rejected and on September 23 they issued a closing order on the school.

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