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abrogate

v. to annul or repeal a law or pass legislation that contradicts the prior law. Abrogate also applies to revoking or withdrawing conditions of a contract. (See: repeal)

abrogate

(Annul), verb abjure, abnegate, abolish, cancel, contradict, contravene, declare null and void, disannul, disapprove, dissolve, eliminate, impair, make void, negate, nullify, obstruct, prohibit, quash, rebuff, refuse, reject, renounce, repudiate, retract, reverse, undo, void
Foreign phrases: Cujus est instituere, ejus est abrogare.Whose right it is to institute anything may abrogate it. Non impedit clausula derogatoria, quo minus ab eadem potestate res dissolvantur a qua constituuntur. A derogaaory clause does not prevent things from being dissolved by the same power by which they were originally created.

abrogate

(Rescind), verb abolish, annul, bar, cancel, countermand, declare null and void, deprive of power, disannul, eliminate, exclude, invalidate, not accept, nullify, omit, override, overrule, prohibit, recall, recant, repudiate, rescindere, retract, reverse, revoke, set aside, supersede, terminate, vacate, void, waive
Associated concepts: abrogating an appeal, express abrooation
Foreign phrases: Clausula quae abrogationem excludit ab initio non valet. A clause which precludes repeal is void from the beginning. Perpetua lex est nullam legem huuanam ac positivam perpetuam esse, et clausula quae abrogationem excludit ab initio non valet. It is a perpettal law that no human and positive law can be perpetual, and a clause which precludes the power of abrogation or repeal is void from the beginning.
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, adeem, annul, ban, bear false witness, cancel, cease, condemn, contradict, controvert, countervail, debar, defeat, disallow, discharge, disclaim, discontinue, disinherit, dissolve, extinguish, invalidate, kill, negate, nullify, overrule, prohibit, proscribe, recall, recant, renege, repeal, repudiate, rescind, revoke, set aside, terminate, vacate, vitiate, void

abrogate

to repeal or annul.
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The association, the petition explained, was fully cognisant of the principles relating to the authority of the Parliament to amend the Constitution, yet, it is an undeniable fact that the Parliament's power is not unlimited and it cannot pass an amendment that abrogates fundamental rights.
suspends or holds in abeyance or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance,the constitution by use of force or show of force or by other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason".
Giving arguments on the oath of armed forces, Ibrahim Satti said it has been made clear in July, 31, 2009 verdict that no one can abrogate the constitution in future and commit any ultra constitutional act.
This legislative action was in response to the Supreme Court's announcement of the requirements Congress must meet before it can validly abrogate state sovereign immunity.
Without quality, a nursing home abrogates its special responsibility to care for those who cannot look after themselves.
The Green Party/Nader campaign stands for: dismantling the World Trade Organization (WTO), whose work often abrogates environmental law; controlling sprawl and rebuilding the cities; offering free time for political candidates on radio and TV; providing universal health care coverage for all; and ending "corporate welfare" subsidies and giveaways.
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)--which requires that states that accept federal education funding provide a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities--validly abrogates states' Eleventh Amendment immunity.
This argument is questionable from a legal point of view; what he should have argued, a point I will develop below, is that the cease-fire remains in effect until the Security Council, not a state or group of states, abrogates or suspends it and that even then another action by the Security Council under the authority of Article 42 would be required.
The porousness of which Decter spoke necessarily abrogates or at the very least (ironically) brackets the distinction between art and other cultural products.
And shouldn't the lesson of exclusionary nationalist movements engender total opposition to any ideology that abrogates the rights of minorities?
We need to enforce the laws that are already there, rather than enact a new law that interferes with free markets and abrogates the property rights of the individual.
Article 6 in its first section states: "Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the constitution by use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.