Meaning of clearance order in English:

clearance order


  • An order for the demolition of buildings.

    ‘A slum clearance order was challenged because civil servants, acting on behalf of the minister, had conferred with local officials and heard additional evidence after a public inquiry had ended.’
    • ‘The authority has now agreed to demolish the houses under a compulsory clearance order, after the owners refused to renovate or sell them on.’
    • ‘Four days later, he signed the first clearance order, which provided for the demolition of unfit houses in the town.’
    • ‘Once a high and wide route is established, the clearance order for the movement follows.’
    • ‘No avoidable delay occurred in my Department between the making of the clearance order and the confirmation thereof.’