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Null; void; without force or effect; lacking in authority.

For example, a will that has not been properly witnessed is invalid and unenforceable.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

INVALID. In a physical sense, it is that which is wanting force; in a figurative sense, it signifies that which has no effect.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"It has been our longstanding belief all of Amgen's asserted US PCSK9 patent claims are invalid, and we are pleased today's decision reaffirms this," said Sanofi Executive Vice President & General Counsel Karen Linehan.
The council through a public notice warned them that after one month of issuance of this notice, names of the doctors with invalid registration will be published in the newspapers for strict action.
He added, the council took this action on the directive of Senate health committee and directed all the doctors with invalid registrations to renew their registrations immediately in order to practice medicine.
As for the fan's question, invalid or not, and though she did not get an answer, she was able to pose with Richards for a selfie, at least.
He said that no medical certificate, prescription or advice will be considered valid unless obtained from a medical or dental practitioner having valid registration.He said that it has been observed that doctors and dentists are practising without having a valid licence as per Pakistan Registration of Medical and Dental Practitioners Regulations, 2008.The council, through a public notice, warned them that after one month of issuance of this notice, names of the doctors with invalid registration will be published in the newspapers for strict action.
The State Director of the Agency, Barrister Charles Nworji, stated this at the flag-off of the campaign against invalid votes held at the Awka South Council Headquarters, Amawbia, Anambra State.
The statement issued by PMDC said that PMDC has taken strict action against doctors having invalid PMDC registration and has decided to ensure the countrywide renewal and registration process of doctors within a month.
ISLAMABAD -- After receiving directions from the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS), the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to take action against doctors who have been practicing with invalid registration.
The scholars of Islamic Jurisprudence, may Allaah have mercy upon them, defined a condition (of a trade transaction) as follows: "It is obligating one of the two parties (of the sale) by the other for the benefit of the latter." According to them, a transactional condition is invalid unless it is made at the time of the transaction and embedded in the transactional contract.
The National Election Committee (NEC) said on Monday that there were nearly 600,000 invalid ballots cast in Sunday's national elections, adding that the issue was not unusual in a democracy.
As we have seen over the last months, there are many ways that the sacrificial process can go wrong: An animal offered with the wrong intention, at the wrong time, in the wrong place, or by the wrong person is considered invalid. But it must have sometimes happened that such an invalid offering would nevertheless have ended up on the altar by mistake.