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In the canon law of the Catholic Church, obrogation is the enacting of a contrary law that is a revocation of a previous law.[1] It may also be the partial cancellation or amendment of a law, decree, or legal regulation by the imposition of a newer one.

Obrogation


In the civil law, obrogation is the modification or repeal of a law in whole or in part by issuing a new law.[2][3]

The 1983 Code of Canon Law governs here in Canon 53:

This canon incorporates Rule 34 in VI of the Regulae Iuris: "Generi per speciem derogatur" or "The specific derogates from the general."[7]

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