mandatory order

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A prerogative order, available on application for judicial review from the High Court, requiring an inferior court, tribunal, or other public body to perform a specified public duty relating to its responsibilities. Formerly called mandamus (from Latin: we command), it was renamed in 1999 under Part 54 of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Subjects: Law.

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