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.

null and void

Having no legal effect.

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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.
The statement read: "The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd confirms that an application has been lodged, set for next Wednesday in Johannesburg, by Bakkies Botha in the Labour Court by virtue of which the Court is requested to find that the agreement between Bakkies Botha and the Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd be declared null and void and that the Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd consequently is obliged to sign a clearance form in terms of which Bakkies Botha would be authorised to play rugby for the French Rugby Club Toulon.
In the name of what they claim to be pastoral requirements, some voices have been raised proposing to declare marriages that have totally failed null and void.
President Bush signed the legislation to disapprove the bill, which makes the OSHA regulation null and void.
Recently some pastors in that denomination issued their own letter, declaring Terry's censure from Landmark Church null and void.
We solemnly declare the 'accord' null and void," KCNA quoted a ministry spokesman as saying.
An earlier invitation to bid (May 8, 1998) "has been declared null and void since it did not comply with the requirements established in the terms of reference.
i) Personal attendance at a Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting by a shareholder who had previously delegated or voted long distance, no matter the means used to cast the vote, shall render the said proxy or vote null and void.
Islamabad -- The Speaker National Assembly (NA) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Saturday stated that he would go into appeal against the verdict of the Election Tribunal which declared the election on NA-122 null and void and ordered re-election in the constituency.
ISLAMABAD -- Ayaz Sadiq, who was speaker of National Assembly a few hours earlier, said he would challenge the verdict of the Election Tribunal which declared the election on NA-122 null and void and ordered re-election in the constituency.
ISLAMABAD -- Civil Society Organizations and human rights activists widely appreciated the landmark decision of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) which declared the PK-95 bye-election in Lower Dir null and void due to barring women from casting their votes and termed it a matter of celebration.
In the preceding years, Cranmer supported Henry in his drive to divorce Catherine of Aragon, and Cranmer declared the marriage null and void in 1533.