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abolish

to terminate the legal effect of some provision or doctrine.
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In September, the Senate passed and adopted the House version of a bill filed by former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez abolishing the Road Board due to huge irregularities in the use of motor vehicle user's charge (MVUC).
'It could be the big pork but as long as [the Department of Budget and Management] knows we were abolishing [the Road Board] and resists the call for release, it will remain safe,' Sotto said in a text message.
'Abolishing toll charges for highways means the Selangor Government will need to pay billions in compensation to the concessionaires every year, and that's economically not possible,' he added.
He said some opposition politicians had either said the toll concession agreements were already due to end or that the toll collections should have been ended earlier, noting however that the BN government was actually abolishing these toll collections 20 years earlier than scheduled.
Abolishing the position could result in monthly savings of about P2.9 billion and P34.8 billion annually.
'Ito ang mga reporma sa party-list system na tingin kong mas maganda pang solution sa mga problema ng party-list system kesa yung iabolish sya (These are reforms in the party-list system which I think are better solutions to the problems of the party-list system rather than abolishing it),' Hontiveros said.
'What the President should do is follow and implement the constitutional mandate of abolishing political dynasties.
"Not in the sense of abolishing [PDAF] but the President has the general power to stop releases," Jardeleza told Carpio during part 2 of the oral argument on questions on the constitutionality of PDAF.
Kenyans will also not agree with the idea of bringing down the number of MPs and abolishing the CDF,' he said.
Bersih 2.0 chairman Thomas Fann said Wan Ji's sentencing was a clear sign that the government is not committed in abolishing the Sedition Act.
I warmly welcome the decisions of the New Hampshire House and Senate to override the state governors veto on the bill abolishing the death penalty, which shows lawmakers determination to combat the capital sentence.
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday acquitted a suspect by abolishing a trial court's judgment, who was booked in a case pertaining to possession of explosives.