preservation order

preservation order
noun chiefly Brit. a legal obligation laid on an owner to preserve a historic building, valuable natural habitat, etc.

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  • preservation order — noun A legally binding directive ordering the preservation of a building deemed to be historically important • • • Main Entry: ↑preserve * * * preservation order UK US noun [countable] [singular preservation order …   Useful english dictionary

  • preservation order — preservation orders N COUNT In Britain, a preservation order is an official order that makes it illegal for anyone to alter or destroy something such as an old building or an area of countryside. The entire city is under a preservation order.… …   English dictionary

  • preservation order — USA litigation hold, Also known as a legal hold, document hold, hold order or preservation order. An organization s order to preserve any data, records (electronic and paper) and materials that may be relevant to current or contemplated… …   Law dictionary

  • preservation order — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms preservation order : singular preservation order plural preservation orders British an official order that something such as a building or an area must be preserved, and kept in good condition …   English dictionary

  • preservation order — preser vation .order n in Britain, an official order that something, especially an area of countryside or an old building, must be preserved and not damaged ▪ a tree preservation order …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • preservation order — noun (C) especially BrE an official order that something, especially a tree or building, must be preserved and not damaged …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tree preservation order — (TPO) An order made by a local authority in respect of either a single tree or a group of trees of amenity value. A tree subject to an order may not normally be lopped, topped or felled without the consent of the local planning authority.… …   Law dictionary

  • Tree preservation order — A Tree Preservation Order or TPO is a part of town and country planning in the United Kingdom. A TPO is made by a Local Planning Authority (usually a Local Council) to protect specific trees or a particular area, group or woodland from deliberate …   Wikipedia

  • tree preservation order — noun an order to protect single trees or groups of trees, especially in urban areas. Abbrev.: TPO …   Australian English dictionary

  • order — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way in which people/things are arranged ADJECTIVE ▪ correct, proper, right ▪ wrong ▪ logical ▪ The paragraphs are not in a logical order …   Collocations dictionary

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