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OBSOLETE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Disused; neglected; not observed. The term is applied to statutes OliSTA PRIXC1PIIS 845 OCCULTATIO THESAURI which have become inoperative by lapse of time, either because the reason for their en- actment has passed away, or their subject- matter no longer exists, or they are not ap- plicable to changed circumstances, or are tacitly disregarded by all men, yet without beiug expressly abrogated or repealed.


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