obrogation

[ob-ruh-gey-shuh n]

noun Civil Law.

the annulment or alteration of a law by the enactment of a new one.

Origin of obrogation

1650–60; < Latin obrogātiōn- (stem of obrogātiō), equivalent to ob- ob- + rogātiōn- rogation
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