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1(law/treaty/constitution) abrogar formal(law/treaty/constitution) derogar
- This section abrogates the common law principle, historically enshrined in the Judges' Rules, that only a defendant's voluntary statements can be relied on in a criminal trial.
- Accordingly, it is not within the competence of the Rules Committee, to abrogate the common law.
- The employees submitted that the Premier Plan and the associated trust could not be separated and the merger could not lawfully abrogate the trust rights to which they were entitled.
- Congress initially passed legislation abrogating the agreement, then passed the Presidential Records Act to ensure that no similar agreements were made in the future.
- It is true that the Employees Liability Act abrogated that right, but at the same time it gave a right for the employer to proceed against the employee's insurer if there was one.
- In the absence of a clear express intent to abrogate rights and obligations - rights of the highest importance to the individual - those rights remain in force.
- In the late 1820s Georgia passed legislation abolishing tribal governments and abrogating the civil rights of Indians.
- The more I ponder these simple points the more it seems likely that there will either be gigantic loopholes or the GMC will be forced to break its promise and abrogate the rights of retired doctors.
- It is an established rule in English-based common law countries that statutes will not be interpreted as abrogating fundamental rights and freedoms unless clearly stated.
- Section 1 of the Suicide Act 1961 abrogated the rule that made suicide criminal.
- His bankruptcy or winding-up usually abrogates the agreement, and may restore to the bank its right to combine the accounts without notice.
- In the course of a long conversation, the governor's longtime chief strategist agreed that Davis had abrogated our agreement.
- On returning to Madagascar, both sides abrogated the agreement.
- In 1948, the Soviets, in an attempt to abrogate agreements for Four-Power control of the city, blockaded Berlin.
- It was the first time in Canadian legislative history that the national constitution had been amended to abrogate entrenched rights.
- In 1975, Moscow decided to abrogate this agreement.
- If a regime abrogated the rights to life, liberty, and property, its subjects could overthrow it and choose a new one.
- Those regulations could disappear without abrogating the property rights of the bookseller.