non obstante (non ahb-stan-tee or <<schwa>>b-stan-tee), n.[Latin “notwithstanding”].1.Hist. A doctrine used by the Crown of England to give effect to certain documents, such as grants or letters patent, despite any laws to the contrary. • This doctrine was abolished by the Bill of Rights. 2. A phrase used in documents to preclude any interpretation contrary to the stated object or purpose. 3.NON OBSTANTE VEREDICTO.
[Blacks Law 8th]