How to use Retroactive in a sentence

retroactive
  • The constitution prohibits special, local and retroactive legislation, legislation impairing the obligation of contracts, and legislation levying a poll tax for county or state purposes or a tax on state, municipal and public school bonds (amendment of 1905), and it limits the amount and specifies the character of public debts which the legislature may contract.

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  • The United Nations began last year to try to quash Iraq 's surcharges by imposing a system of retroactive pricing on Iraqi oil.

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  • When a new vaccine is added to the Vaccine Injury Table, coverage is retroactive for eight years.

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  • The Commission is currently considering whether to propose retroactive legislation.

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  • Prodigy has contended that the CDA should govern this case by retroactive application.

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  • Although the Act did not go into effect until March 1, 2009, it was made retroactive to September 1, 2008.

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  • The seizure was made retroactive to the day of the occupation of the territory by the German troops.

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  • The Chilean government made it quite clear that they would withdraw from the congress if this proposal was meant to be retroactive; and their unyielding attitude testified to the apprehensions felt by Chile concerning United States interference.

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  • The Law of 1945 was clearly, it was held, intended to have a retroactive effect in permitting the death sentence.

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  • Interest also accrues on retroactive support ordered.

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  • New items of memory tend to ' displace ' old items of memory (similar to retroactive interference ).

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  • In 1893 the disqualification was made no longer retroactive, the two-year clause was omitted, and the test oath covered only present renunciation of polygamy.

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  • According to consolidation theory, retroactive interference should have a greater adverse effect of recently formed memories than older ones.

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  • List the company into a single slap retroactive taxes retained the tort.

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