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repeal of a law by the Roman people; and hence, when the power of making laws was usurped by the emperors, the term was applied to their act of setting aside the laws.Thus it came to express that act by which a sovereign or an executive government sets aside laws, ordinances,regulations, treaties,conventions,etc.
In old city, Roman people abrogate a law which can avow the King priviledge of choosing any Province Rulers giving him myriad bribes.
von purinsy 28. August 2008