2022 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 5 - Injunctions
§ 9-5-1. For What Purposes Injunctions May Be Issued

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-5-1 (2022)

Equity, by a writ of injunction, may restrain proceedings in another or the same court, a threatened or existing tort, or any other act of a private individual or corporation which is illegal or contrary to equity and good conscience and for which no adequate remedy is provided at law.

History. Orig. Code 1863, § 3137; Code 1868, § 3149; Code 1873, § 3210; Code 1882, § 3210; Civil Code 1895, § 4913; Civil Code 1910, § 5490; Code 1933, § 55-101.

Law reviews.

For article, “Injunction Procedure in Georgia,” see 13 Ga. B.J. 300 (1951).

For article advocating consistency in statutory provisions governing review of administrative conduct in Georgia, prior to the enactment of the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, see 15 Ga. B.J. 153 (1952).

For article, “The 1967 Amendments to the Georgia Civil Practice Act and the Appellate Procedure Act,” see 3 Ga. St. B.J. 383 (1967).

For note advocating reassessment of state authority towards injunctions in labor disputes, see 18 Mercer L. Rev. 461 (1967).

For article discussing validity of ex parte injunction affecting constitutionally protected rights, see 7 Ga. L. Rev. 246 (1973).

For article, “State Court Injunctions in Labor Disputes,” see 10 Ga. St. B.J. 559 (1974).

For note, “The Ongoing Royalty: What Remedy Should a Patent Holder Receive When a Permanent Injunction Is Denied,” see 43 Ga. L. Rev. 543 (2009).

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