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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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(81) Such liability, according to the Act, can be imposed upon "[a]ny person." (82) "Person" is defined in section 45 of the Act to include a "juristic person" which is a broad category covering "a firm, corporation, union, association, other organization capable of suing and being sued in a court of law." (83) Congress passed the TRCA in 1992 to clarify that it was Congress's intent that states not be immune from suits brought under the Lanham Act, thereby expressly abrogating state sovereign immunity.
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ISLAMABAD -- In Occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to impose strict curfew across the Kashmir valley on the 16th consecutive day today (Tuesday) to prevent people from holding demonstrations against India's move of abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
In occupied Kashmir, All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC), a Sikh representative organization, has said that the Indian leaders have committed a big blunder by repealing abrogating special status of the territory.
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ISLAMABAD -- Chairman South Asia Centre for Peace and Human Rights (SACFPHR), Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl exposed Indian designs of abrogating the article 35-A to bring demographic change in Indian Occupied Kashmir and appealed Pakistan and world community to take immediate and appropriate steps against unlawful policies of India.