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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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The petition had sought quashing the certificate issued by CBFC for allowing the exhibition of Sanjay Bhansali's magnum-opus.
Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the Supreme Court order quashing the disproportionate assets case against BSP leader Mayawati has nothing to do with politics.
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".
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.
Following the review, the court issued an order enforcing the summons in part, but quashing it with respect to the information identifying the law firm's clients.
9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on November 13 will hear a plea seeking quashing of the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as a special director of the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation).
The court while hearing the case observed that the 35th PSA's quashing orders should be handed over to the Kotbhalwal Jail authorities, and if he is not needed in any case there, the court will take the present plea into consideration.
A MONTH after the Narendra Modi government decided to decriminalise attempt to suicide, the first person to seek quashing of an FIR under Section 309 of the IPC before the Supreme Court is a girl in a lesbian relationship who slit her wrist when she was forced to leave her ' wife' just three weeks after their secret wedding in June 2007.
But despite a judge quashing the charges, Nick is yet to be released from India.
THE technical group is to hold a meeting this week to discuss the controversy over Luke "Ming" Flanagan's penalty point quashing.
Quashing the convictions, Sir Igor said: "The Crown agree that these convictions are wrong and must be quashed.