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Abrogation or annulment by a higher authority, especially a court in certain legal systems.

[Middle English cassatioun, from Old French cassation, from Late Latin cassātiō, cassātiōn-, from cassātus, past participle of cassāre, to annul; see quash1.]


(Law) chiefly law (esp in France) annulment, as of a judicial decision by a higher court
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin cassātiō, from Late Latin cassāre to cancel, from Latin quassāre to quash]
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The Cassation Court in Cairo adjourned Thursday the re-trial former president Hosni Mubarak to 21 January, in the case of killing protesters during the 25 January Revolution in 2011, also known in the media as "the trial of the century".
The prosecution appealed that ruling, and the Court of Cassation overturned it, ordering the retrial that commenced on Thursday.
Several government members, MPs, representatives of national authorities and international organisations, diplomatic missions accredited in Tunis, a delegation of the French Cassation Court and several Tunisian magistrates and barristers were present.
Abu Dhabi Cassation Court yesterday ruled that blood money for the family of the girl should be paid by the school, the bus supervisor, the bus driver and the school principal -- not just the school, as previously ordered.
Tanya Raykovska, Deputy Chair of Bulgariaas Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), has been elected Judge at the Constitutional Court (KS).
Three draft decrees making amendments to the Judicial Authority Law, the Court of Cassation Law and the Law of Procedures before Sharia Courts were approved yesterday at a session chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
A Kuwaiti legal team managed, in cooperation with Spanish jurists, to obtain the ruling from the Spanish Court of Cassation for a company affiliated to the Kuwaiti Office, Al-Masad added.
Doha, May 20 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by the Administrative Affairs Council for Judiciary, will take part at the second regular meeting for chairman of the supreme and cassation courts at the GCC states, held in Doha on May 20th and 21st.
NNA - Minister of Labour, Sejaan Azzi, said in a statement on Friday that Kataeb party urges the military court to "win back its credibility" not only with the public opinion, but also with penal code via cassation and rectifying the verdict issued against Michel Samaha.