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Of no legal validity, force, or effect; nothing. As used in the phrase null and void, refers to something that binds no one or is incapable of giving rise to any rights or duties under any circumstances.

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

NULL. Properly, that which does not exist; that which is not in the nature of things. In a figurative sense it signifies that which has no more effect than if it did not exist. 8 Toull. n. 320.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Talking to a private TV channel, a senior lawyer Salman Akram Raja said that the decisions could not be declared null and void automatically with the removal of the judge.
Her lordship consequently declared some sections of the Local government amendment laws of Oyo State that allowed the Governor to dissolve the local govt councils null and void and unconstitutional among other declaratory reliefs granted.
During the meeting, In a resolution written and signed by five of the seven BoG members, they demanded that MD Wasim Khan's 'appointment and the unconstitutional post of MD PCB be declared null and void.'
This means the Murang'a County Water Act and the new appointments are null and void," Mr Gakubia said on Monday.
He asked the court to declare the impugned rules of the assemblies null and void for not carrying a time frame of oath taking, de-notify Mr Khan for not taking oath of his office and order a fresh election in the constituency.
Hence, PB-26 poll could be declared null and void, he added.
2 shall be amended to reflect that the Memorandum of Association of a company and each amendment thereto shall be made in Arabic and attested by a competent authority, failing to do so will render the Memorandum of Association or the amendment null and void.
He had said the PCO had been amended three times, however, the 18th amendment declared it null and void.
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 3 ( ANI ): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will declare the polls and results in two constituencies- NA-10 (Shangla) and NA-48 (North Waziristan) null and void due to low women voter turnout.
The deed of sale was correctly declared null and void by the positive provision of the law prohibiting the sale of the conjugal property without the spouse's consent.
'The NHA should conduct a thorough investigation to identify the housing units that have been disposed [of] by the original beneficiaries through sale or lease; and declare as null and void the transactions with the original beneficiaries as provided by law,' Benitez said.
At the SDA Convention, held yesterday in Sarajevo, DA3/4aferoviA received 104 votes, Deputy Chairman of the House of Peoples of the BiH PA, Safet SoftiA got 87 votes, with 22 votes being null and void.