Derogatur legi, cum pars detrahitur; abrogatur legi, cum prorsus tollitur

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

A law is derogated when part of it is taken away, a law is abrogated when it is wholly abolished.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary