express repeal


express repeal
Abrogation or annulment of previously existing law by enactment of subsequent statute declaring that former law shall be revoked or abrogated

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • express repeal — Abrogation or annulment of previously existing law by enactment of subsequent statute declaring that former law shall be revoked or abrogated …   Black's law dictionary

  • repeal — The abrogation or annulling of a previously existing law by the enactment of a subsequent statute which declares that the former law shall be revoked and abrogated (which is called express repeal), or which contains provisions so contrary to or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • repeal — re·peal /ri pēl/ vt [Anglo French repeler, from Old French, from re back + apeler to appeal, call, from Latin appellare to address, entreat, call by name]: to rescind or annul by authoritative act; esp: to revoke or abrogate by legislative… …   Law dictionary

  • repeal — repealability, repealableness, n. repealable, adj. repealer, n. /ri peel /, v.t. 1. to revoke or withdraw formally or officially: to repeal a grant. 2. to revoke or annul (a law, tax, duty, etc.) by express legislative enactment; abrogate. n. 3.… …   Universalium

  • repeal — /rəˈpil / (say ruh peel) verb (t) 1. to revoke or withdraw formally or officially: to repeal a grant. 2. to revoke or annul (a law, tax, duty, etc.) by express legislative enactment; abrogate. –noun 3. the act of repealing; revocation; abrogation …   Australian English dictionary

  • express abrogation — Abrogation by express provision or enactment; the repeal of a law or provision by a subsequent one, referring directly to it. Express abrogation is that literally pronounced by the law either in general terms, as when a final clause abrogates or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • express abrogation — Abrogation by express provision or enactment; the repeal of a law or provision by a subsequent one, referring directly to it. Express abrogation is that literally pronounced by the law either in general terms, as when a final clause abrogates or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • repeal of constitution — An express, implied, or constructive repeal of a provision of a constitution by the adoption of an amendment to the constitution. 16 Am J2d Const L § 27 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • repeal — re•peal [[t]rɪˈpil[/t]] v. t. 1) to revoke or withdraw formally or officially 2) gov to revoke or annul (a law, tax, etc.) by express legislative enactment 3) the act of repealing; revocation • Etymology: 1275–1325; repelen < AF repel(l) er,… …   From formal English to slang

  • implied repeal — The superseding of a rule of the common law, without an express directive to that effect, as by adoption of a statute dealing comprehensively with the subject to which the common law rule relates. Banko v Weber, 9 App Div 2d 720, 192 NYS2d 260,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary