derogate

(redirected from derogating from)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

derogate

to curtail the application of a law or regulation or a grant.
References in periodicals archive ?
In time of war or other public emergency threatening the life of the nation any High Contracting Party may take measures derogating from its obligations under this Convention to the extent strictly required by the exigencies of the situation, provided that such measures are not inconsistent with its other obligations under international law.
The HRC states: "[t]he [ICCPR] requires that even during an armed conflict measures derogating from the Covenant are allowed only if and to the extent that the situation constitutes a threat to the life of the nation (emphasis added)." Id.
While Article 6 is deemed non-derogable because it contains a peremptory international norm, the wider reason for its non-derogable status relies on the HRC's determination that derogating from Article 6 would not serve a legitimate purpose for controlling a state in an emergency.
Because of this paradox, the primary effect of derogating from Article 25 is to undermine the pro-democratic basis of the Member State.
- Council Decision 88/498/EEC authorising the Netherlands to apply a measure derogating from Article 21(1)(a) of Directive 77/388/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to turnover taxes.
- Council Decision deemed to be adopted under the procedure contained in Article 27(4) of Directive 77/388/EEC authorising France to apply a measure derogating from Articles 2 and 10 of Directive 77/388/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to turnover taxes.
- Council Decision 98/23/EEC authorising the United Kingdom to apply a measure derogating from Article 28e(1) of Directive 77/388/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to turnover taxes.
- Council Decision 2002/439/EC authorising Germany to apply a measure derogating from Article 21 of Directive 77/388/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to turnover taxes.
- Council Decision 2002/880/EC authorising Austria to apply a measure derogating from Article 21 of Directive 77/388/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to turnover taxes.
The Council granted Austria a derogation until 31 December 2005 derogating from Article 11 of the Sixth Council Directive (77/388/EEC) on the harmonisation of laws of the Member States relating to turnover taxes.