Rescission

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Rescission may refer to:

  • Rescission (contract law)
  • Rescission bill, a procedure to rescind previously appropriated funding in the United States
  • A synonym for repeal in parliamentary procedure
  • Several bills which have used the term in their names:
    • The Rescissory Act 1661, by which the Scottish parliament annulled the legislation of the last twenty years, covering the time of the Commonwealth and Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
    • The Rescission Act of 1946, a United States law that retroactively annulled benefits that would have been payable to Filipino troops during the time that the Philippines was a U.S. territory