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null and void

No longer valid, legitimate, or enforceable. This contract shall be rendered null and void immediately should either party fail to fulfil their obligations.
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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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"A declaration of court that any banking licence issued to anybody, person or institution pursuant to the purported regulation issued by the CBN in respect of non-interest financial services in Nigeria under the principle of Islamic commercial jurisprudence is unlawful, illegal, ultra vires, null and void.
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.
"If Tembec comes up with a suitable business plan for the wood supply that shows they're willing to use it, then everything becomes null and void."
Russian political analyst Viatcheslav Nikonov stated in a televised interview TV that existing licences with Saddam Hussein's regime would probably become null and void. Statements by members of the opposition to the Iraqi dictator have clearly hinted that all existing agreements would be declared null and void once Saddam Hussein has been removed from office.
In a December decision, Federal Judge Richard Berman declared the law prohibiting out-of-state shipments null and void. But he stayed his decision pending a possible appeal.
President Bush signed the legislation to disapprove the bill, which makes the OSHA regulation null and void. Any future ergonomics rule that is "substantially similar" cannot be passed without an act of Congress.
Recently some pastors in that denomination issued their own letter, declaring Terry's censure from Landmark Church null and void.
North Korea's Foreign Ministry blasted a new fisheries agreement between Japan and South Korea, calling it "null and void," according to a report Friday from the (North) Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), monitored in Tokyo.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Monday declared as null and void the reservations against Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui's petition challenging his termination as Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge and approved it for hearing.
'Whether having regard to Section 49 of the Electoral Act and the judicial decision of the Supreme court, paragraph 10(a) and (b) of the defendant's regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the 2019 elections is not inconsistent with Section 49 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended), null and void to the extent of its inconsistencies.'
The court ruled that any appointment resulting from the nominations by Parliament was null and void.
'The High Court also on December 13, 2018 issued an order pursuant to Section 36 (2) (a) of the Election Offences Act 1954 declaring that the general election for the P.078 Cameron Highlands parliamentary constituency on May 9 was null and void,' the Speaker said in a statement here.
The bill is illegal and it should be declared null and void', he argued.
The commission also ordered re-polling in the provincial assembly's constituency PB-26 (Quetta) after declaring the election of Mr Kohzad null and void.
QUETTA -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered re-polling in Quetta's PB-26 constituency after cancelling the election of Balochistan MPA Ahmed Ali Kohzad null and void.