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repeal in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepealre‧peal /rɪˈpiːl/ verb [transitive]  PGSCLif a government repeals a law, it officially ends that lawrepeal noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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repealThe United States Conference of Mayors issued a statement denouncing the move to repeal.In fact, the Act does not repeal all of them.The draconian Special Powers Act was never repealed despite the election promises.This was repealed in 1971 and chargeable assets in a deceased's estate pass to the heirs at probate value.He has championed the popular ban on assault-style weapons, defending it with gusto as Republicans try to repeal it.No special procedures are required for amending or repealing such laws.If Congress were to repeal the amendment this year, GUPS-type investigations would be easier to initiate.Congress repealed the ban on women flying Naval combat missions.The House bill repeals the current housing law, while the Senate bill repeals only parts of it and rewrites others.