One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An official order excluding a person from a particular place, especially to prevent a crime being committed.
prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription, interdiction, embargo, moratorium, injunction, restraining orderView synonyms
- ‘Under the scheme, officers from Southampton police's licensing team can apply to city magistrates for an exclusion order for any person arrested at a pub or club and subsequently convicted of a violent offence, such as assault.’
- ‘I do not think it would be right for me to proceed on the assumption that on account of the exclusion order the jury would award derisory or even nominal damages.’
- ‘It is a far cry from the 1980s, when the sacred site was closed to the general public and a four-mile exclusion order put in place around it following a series of problems.’
- ‘Last night police, victims and politicians said they welcomed the innovative approach, which has already led to one criminal being re-arrested and sent to jail for breaching an exclusion order.’
- ‘Offenders will be tracked following their release from jail or as part of a new community penalty - the exclusion order - which courts can impose to prevent an offender going to specific locations.’
- ‘‘The unacceptable behaviour of a handful of people over recent weeks has led us to seek and obtain an exclusion order prohibiting several named individuals from the area around the West Beach,’ he said.’
- ‘The exclusion order, covering about a square mile, was made by magistrates to curb the boy's two-year toll of troublemaking.’
- ‘If it's influencing them to cause violence and assault people on premises they will find themselves subject to an exclusion order.’
- ‘Where charges are brought, it is hoped that magistrates will support the ban by imposing their own exclusion order.’
- ‘A high court judge yesterday modified an exclusion order on a teenager banned from school for 30 days after she organised a demonstration outside the school against the war in Iraq.’
- ‘The new bill will allow the district court to impose the additional sanction of an exclusion order on a person who is facing a conviction for a public order offence under the 1994 act.’
- ‘The exclusion order becomes effective when a thief is convicted.’
- ‘The man, a self-confessed alcoholic, is one of the few people in Essex who is subject of a football exclusion order and banned from any organised football match.’
- ‘That exclusion order would seriously affect night time trade on the street rather than boost business.’
- ‘Gaps were left in the draft for the date of the lease, the date for commencement of the term and the date of the proposed exclusion order.’
- ‘More than 200 shops in the York area have recently banned a persistent shoplifter from their premises under a new exclusion order spearheaded by Retailers Against Crime in York.’
- ‘Under the new scheme, someone charged with a drink-related offence or issued with a court exclusion order after conviction will immediately receive an interim banning order.’
- ‘An unwillingness to grant the more severe (but more effective) remedies of an exclusion order and a power of arrest meant that victims might remain unprotected and ultimately be forced to leave the home.’
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