unrepealable


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unrepealable

(ˌʌnrɪˈpiːləbəl)
adj
not able to be repealed, rescinded, or annulled
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13) He devoted particular attention to AG for New South Wales v Trethowan [1932] AC 526 ('Trethowan's Case') in which the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council had held that section 5 of the Colonial Laws Validity Act 1865, prevented the New South Wales legislature from repealing a statute which according to its own terms, was unrepealable except with the concurrence of a referendum.
Sovereignty is generally conceived of as being unrepealable, incontestable, and indivisible.
the next election, might enact unrepealable laws raising taxes and
Its avatars crammed the last missing piece of an all-encompassing transfer state (the Affordable Care Act) through Congress on the cynical theory that a gusher of subsidies would render an unpopular law unrepealable.
This agency is immune from control by Congress, the president, and the courts--and the law creating it absurdly claims that it is unrepealable.
218) An attempt to make an unrepealable law would be "void ab initio & ipso facto without repeale," simply "by the impertinency of it.
reason, legislatures are not allowed to pass unrepealable legislation,