Related to Perempt: preempt, peremptory


v. t.1.(Law) To destroy; to defeat.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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UPA GOVERNMENT crisis managers are considering cancelling all coal block allocations since 2004 to minimise the political damage arising from the issue of the missing Coalgate files and to perempt the Supreme Court taking an adverse view and striking down all allotments when the CBI tells it that the missing files are hampering its probe.
In its second motion to dismiss as well as a supplemental memorandum, Midwest also argues that Shore's claims are perempted.
Midwest argues that under Louisiana law, actions against insurance agents are perempted after one year.
Also, a minor clarification emphasizes that claims not timely filed are completely perempted. (67)
(72) Unlike the LBCL, the new LBCA expressly states that any claim not brought within two years of the date that either the distribution was measured by the board or that it violated a restriction in the corporation's articles will be completely perempted.