null and void

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Null and Void

Describing anything that cannot be enforced legally. For example, a contract may be declared null and void if one party enters it under duress or if its terms violate local law.
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null and void

Having no legal effect.

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He also asked the court to declare the purported guidelines for the regulation and supervision of institution offering non-interest financial services in the country under Islamic commercial jurisprudence issued by the CBN unlawful, illegal, null and void.
Salhab said Khamenei's condemnation of the STL's findings as null and void was aimed against the US and certain Lebanese parties."Such remarks are not in harmony with Syrian-Saudi efforts," he said.
"It's the decision of the county FAs to find them guilty of causing an abandonment and under the standardised rules the game has been declared null and void," he said.
"They were produced before the Public Prosecution after 54 hours and I believe that the search conducted was null and void too," Abdulla Hashim told the Higher Criminal Court.
BAKKIES Botha is to take the Blue Bulls and South Africa Rugby to the country's Labour Court in a bid to declare his contracts with both null and void.
BLAZING Brit Bradley Wiggins last night admitted he was relieved to be out of the Tour de France and branded this year's race "null and void".
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked a court for a temporary restraining order that seeks to have the flood exclusions in homeowners insurance policies declared null and void. The suit, filed in the Chancery Court of Hinds County, Miss., First Judicial District, comes in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
It is the responsibility of the Executive Branch and the Legislative Branch of the federal government to take purposeful and vigorous action against the Supreme Court in the subject case to render said decision null and void.
The contract is null and void should the Jets win the rights to build the stadium on the West Side of Manhattan.
The district court held that the commercial liens filed by the inmates were null and void and imposed a permanent injunction barring federal inmates from filing financial statements or liens without prior court approval.
With their licences declared null and void, the four men no longer have the right to exercise the office of priest in the Anglican Church of Canada, including "the spiritual authority as a minister of word and sacraments" conferred in ordination, said Bishop Ingham.
North Carolina General Statute 95-98 makes null and void any collective bargaining agreements between the state and its employees.