Interim or interlocutory relief

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).


Orders granted by a court before trial. An interlocutory injunction is granted to preserve the claimant's rights before trial; if the claimant then loses, it may have to compensate the defendant for losses caused by the injunction.

Orders suspending administrative decision-making or action pending the outcome of other proceedings before the court or an administrative tribunal, seen most commonly in the form of interim or interlocutory injunctions or stays of proceedings.

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