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COUNTERMAND Definition & Legal Meaning

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A change or revocation of orders, authority, or Instructions previously issued. It may be either express or implied; the former where the order or instruction already given is explicitly annulled or recalled; the latter where the party’s conduct is incompatible with the further continuance of the order or instruction, as where a new order is given inconsistent with the former order


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