repealing clause

Definition of "repealing clause"
  1. A segment in a law that cancels out or puts an end to a previous law's authority
How to use "repealing clause" in a sentence
  1. After much debate, the repealing clause of the controversial law was approved by the legislators.
  2. To address the outdated regulations, the finance bill includes a repealing clause.
  3. The community was relieved when they discovered the repealing clause in the proposal that voided the old restrictive rules.

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