An order issued by the King forbidding his subjects from eating meat on Tuesday is an example of an interdict.
When the President passes a law forbidding the use of drugs, this is an example of a time when the President interdicts the use of drugs.
Origin of interdict
- Alteration of Middle English enterditen to place under a church ban from Old French entredit past participle of entredire to forbid from Latin interdīcere interdict- inter- inter- dīcere to say deik- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition