Cease And Desist Order Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Cease And Desist Order, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Cease And Desist Order?

(n) Cease and Desist Order is the court order prohibiting or stopping certain actions, which the court or any other authority has found harmful or against the law. Such orders may be issued as a permanent one or a temporary one until the disposal of the matter permanently. Such orders are issued when the activity is expected to cause irreparable damage