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null and void

Cliché without legal force; having no legal effect. The court declared the law to be null and void. The millionaire's will was null and void because it was unsigned.
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null and void

Canceled, invalid, as in The lease is now null and void. This phrase is actually redundant, since null means "void," that is, "ineffective." It was first recorded in 1669.
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ˌnull and ˈvoid

(formal) (of a legal agreement) no longer effective or valid: The contract was declared null and void.
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Earlier, the Election Tribunal investigating into the rigging allegations in NA-122 declared the elections null and void for the National Assembly slot and two provincial assembly seats: PP-147 and PP-148.
If it fails to repurchase all of the Warrants by that date, then the repurchase agreement will be null and void as to the Warrants, and the original warrant agreement made with the investors will continue in full force and effect.
The tribunal had declared the elections null and void in NA-122, PP-147 and PP-148, and ordered re-polling.
Later talking to reporters, Tribunal Judge Javed Rashid Mahboobi said that both the petitioner, though, could not establish rigging in the constituencies but irregularities and discrepancies had doubted the election on the basis of which the election of both the constituencies were declared null and void.
This act is a violation of the international law and conventions as the UN Security Council has repeatedly stressed through dozens of resolutions that all measures taken by Israel in the occupied Syrian Golan are null and void.
However, the hospital board said it is declaring null and void actions taken to date that might be interpreted as eminent domain actions.
Therefore, the commission could not consider a recommendation that, as a matter of law, was declared null and void by the Court.
While the "sweetheart" provisions were declared null and void by the Appellate Division, the Court did not completely dispose of all issues involved in the litigation.
And yesterday a judge heard the marriage was now null and void.
NQCI contends that the License Agreement is null and void and intends to defend the arbitration proceeding and vigorously pursue its claims in litigation.
In a statement on the diocesan Web site, he said, "Both the actions of the Bishop of Yukon and of these parishes are contrary to the canon law of the Anglican Church, and are therefore null and void.
MUZAFFARABAD -- The Supreme Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) while terming the Shariat Court Amendment Ordinance 2015 unconstitutional and illegal declared appointment of two judges of Shariat Court null and void.
He pleaded the court to declare his victory null and void and order the authorities concerned for re-election in the constituency concerned.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court has declared null and void a law allowing pension to judges of the High Courts' having less than 5 years' service on their credit.
497 which states that Israel's decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the occupied Golan is null and void and has no international legal effect.