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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)

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abrogate

to repeal or annul.
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Carrying placards, they raised slogans against attempts to abrogate Article 35A, reported.
Hussain said RSS and BJP are using judiciary to abrogate the Article 35A.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Tuesday described the decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution as historic and leading towards 'One Nation One Constitution.'
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Even as the Trinamool Congress is among the Opposition parties who have vehemently opposed the government's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, one of its lawmakers in Rajya Sabha welcomed it as a "thunderbolt" which will rectify the "decades-old comedy of errors."
He said time has passed when dictators could abrogate the constitution adding that students, lawyers, civil society and a common man would not allow any body to derail democratic system in Pakistan.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Dayanidhi Maran on Tuesday raised in Lok Sabha the absence of Farooq Abdullah, the lawmaker from Srinagar even as the House debated the government's resolution to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD -- Justice Jawwad S Khawaja has remarked former president Pervez Musharraf raised the slogan of " Pakistan Bachao" to abrogate the constitution and it is known to everyone what has not been done by the dictators with this country.
Summary: Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 8 (ANI): National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government to abrogate Article 370 and asserted that they would "fail miserably" if they tried to do so.
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.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 8 (ANI): Reacting to the BJP's poll commitment to abrogate Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution, People's Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday appealed the BJP to "stop playing with fire"
In the application, Musharraf contended that it is the exclusive domain of the federal government to initiate proceedings against any person who abrogates, subverts, suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subvert, suspend or hold in abeyance the constitution by the use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
'The question is not about Article 370 but the way that was employed to abrogate it.