consent decree

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: A decree of a court giving effect to an agreement between the litigating parties
An order, usually from the Justice Department, that lists things some company or companies need to do to not have a monopolistic situation 6 1a
An enforceable judge’s order based upon an out-of-court agreement between opposing parties to a lawsuit In the AMHI class action lawsuit, the judge issued a consent decree that made BDS’ out-of-court agreement to build a system of community services enforceable in court
A judicial decree expressing a voluntary agreement between parties to a suit, especially an agreement by a defendant to cease activities alleged by the government to be illegal in return for an end to the charges
an agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt
A legal document submitted by the Department of Justice on behalf of the EPA for approval by a federal judge to settle a case A consent decree can be used to formalise an agreement reached between EPA and potentially responsible parties (PRPs) for cleanup at a Superfund site Consent decrees also are signed by regulated facilities to cease or correct certain actions or processes that are polluting the environment and include payment of penalties The Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, and others all use consent decrees
An out-of-court legal settlement whereby the accused party agrees to modify or change their behavior rather than plead guilty or go through a hearing on charges brought before a court
A legal document, approved by a judge, that formalizes an agreement reached between EPA and Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) through which PRPs will conduct all or part of a cleanup action at a Superfund site, cease or correct actions or processes that are polluting the environment, or otherwise comply with regulations where the PRP's failure to comply caused EPA to initiate regulatory enforcement actions The consent decree describes the actions PRPs will take and may be subject to a public comment period
A written, negotiated agreement between an agency and a company
consent decree


    con·sent de·cree

    Turkish pronunciation

    kınsent dîkri


    /kənˈsent dəˈkrē/ /kənˈsɛnt dɪˈkriː/


    [ k&n-'sent ] (intransitive verb.) 13th century. Middle English, from Latin consentire, from com- + sentire to feel; more at SENSE.