an order by a government agency to a person or corporation to terminate a business practice found by the agency to be illegal or unfair.
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Meanwhile, the Union-Tribune reports, county health officials have been issuing cease-and-desist orders to noncompliant properties and an occasional shutdown order.Despite Crackdown Announcement, Not Much COVID-19 Enforcement Is Happening | Jesse Marx | February 11, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
County sheriff’s deputies have issued hundreds of cease-and-desist orders, but cities like Oceanside and El Cajon have openly said they don’t plan to enforce the orders.Morning Report: CVPD Chief Didn’t Know Department Shared Info With Feds | Voice of San Diego | January 20, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
That team is in charge of sending a cease-and-desist order to the business.How Carlsbad Restaurants Became Ground Zero for Coronavirus Defiance | Kayla Jimenez and Sara Libby | January 19, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
As a result, DeRose sent Jose a cease-and-desist order in September.Paul Babeu, Immigration Hawk Sheriff, Outed by Alleged Mexican Gay Lover | Terry Greene Sterling | February 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST