be null and void

See: perish
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But in such a case, if it should ever happen, the treaty so obtained from us would, like all other fraudulent contracts, be null and void by the law of nations.
A complaint has been made that Coun Wilson's nomination should be null and void, following a claim that he was employed by the County Council at the time his nomination was submitted.
Under the Court order, which was approved March 11, 2005, "any purchase, sale or other transfer of claims against or equity securities in the Company in violation of the Notification Procedures shall be null and void and shall confer no rights on the transferee.
In-place labor agreements would be null and void, as would the prevailing wage laws if this succeeds.
The agreement is to be null and void on the first to occur of (1) B signing a document nullifying it or (2) 20 years.
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.
In its complaint, KLM requests the court to declare the purported amendments to be null and void because they are "singularly and unfairly targeted at KLM," and because they violate the terms of the agreement of the original stockholders regarding permitted amendments.
outlining plans to jointly explore and develop Pele's Ardeen Gold Mine Project and Festival Diamond Project, the date for entering into formal agreements has been extended from July 31, 2004 to August 13, 2004 in order to finalize the documents, failing which the Letter of Intent will be null and void.
Any purchase, sale or other transfer of equity interests in the company in violation of the NOL order will be null and void.
Pursuant to the NOL order, any purchase, sale or other transfer of claims or equity interests in the company in violation thereof will be null and void.
As a result, any subsequent transfer of Indigo common shares will require the execution of a notarial deed of transfer, which must be executed in The Netherlands in the presence of a civil law notary practicing in The Netherlands; otherwise such transfer will be null and void under the controlling provisions of the Dutch Civil Code.
Pursuant to the Order, any sale or other transfer in violation of the Order will be null and void.