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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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'Our lawyers only got to know about the quashing of Odunga's ruling through social media,' Khalifa said.
The report was discussed in the Cabinet meeting, where it was decided that the government will question the quashing of FIRs by the High Court in the apex court.
Welcoming the Supreme Court order quashing the disproportionate assets case against her, Mayawati on Friday thanked party workers for standing behind her for the past nine years without getting perturbed by opposition forces.
The petitioner advocate has contended that quashing of sanction by Competent Authority by the high court is "bad in law and impermissible in law and against a catena of judgment and position of law settled by the apex court".
Carol Straughan, Stockton Council's head of planning, said: "Having received a claim for a judicial review on a technical point, the council has consented to the quashing of the planning permission with a view to it being resubmitted back to planning committee.
Advocate depute Alex Prentice, QC, said yesterday: "The Crown doesn't oppose the quashing of the conviction.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Court of Appeal on Sunday acquitted a computer programmer of the charge of possession and importing of poppy, quashing thus a 10-year jail term and deportation order issued to him by a lower court.
The threshold for quashing a criminal conviction could be raised by new government reforms, it was revealed yesterday.
No date has been set for the court's judgment on its reasons for quashing the convictions.
She applied to the CCRC in September 2003, but her case was given top priority last January after the quashing of the conviction of Angela Cannings.
UNDERWORLD figures John Gilligan and Brian Meehan will not be affected by the quashing of Paul Ward's conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin.
Nonetheless, the magistrate recommended quashing the summonses because enforcement would constitute an abuse of process.