Revocation – In context of Law, this term details the cancelation of legal act, where all the results occurred are considered nullified, and the conditions are restored as if the legal act never happened. In practice, revocation is usually imposed by the Authority which has issued the act in question. For example, if a licensed barrister commits serious crime, usually there is revocation of his/her lawyer’s rights to practice. Revocation is done by the Bar which has issued his/her practice license, on the base of court sentence, entered in force, which proves the commitment of the crime and the guilt.

In the Criminal Law, it is possible for the prosecution to initiate revocation hearings, with the role to find out if there is violation of the probation measurements. If the court confirms such violation, then the probation is to be revoked and the rest of the jail sentence will apply.

In the area of Administrative Law, a granted license may be revoked in situations where there is violation of the conditions under which the license has been issued.

In the meaning, given by the Commercial Law, a revocation of offer is the cancellation of the placed offer. Such revocation is valid only once reached the offered, i.e. once he/she is informed about it. In simple words, you cannot withdraw an offer, without notifying the other party about your intention.

In the inheritance law there could be a revocation of a will (usually via writing a new one), with the goal to nullify it.

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