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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.


adjective abrogated, baseless, canceled, fallacious, faulty, futile, having no force, inadequate, ineffectual, inefficacious, inoperative, inritus, lacking authority, lacking force, lacking strength, not binddng, nugatory, null, quashed, unauthentic, untenable, untrue, useless, vain, void, weak, without legal efficacy
Associated concepts: invalid delegation, invalid gift, invalid transfer, invalid will
Foreign phrases: Ab abusu ad usum non valet consequennia.A conclusion as to the use of a thing from its abuse is invalid.
See also: disabled, fallacious, false, faulty, helpless, illegal, inaccurate, inactive, inconsequential, ineffective, ineffectual, nugatory, null and void, otiose, patient, powerless, sophistic, unavailing, unsound, untenable

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

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Similarly, on seats reserved for women, total number of voters were 122, polled votes were 122, and valid votes were 120, while invalid votes were two.
Abu Dhabi: The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi will take up Indian expatriates' concerns about exchanging invalid Indian rupee notes with them following the withdrawal of Rs500 (Dh27) and Rs1,000 notes from circulation since last Tuesday night, a senior official told Gulf News on Monday.
Likewise of course, no political party saw any benefit from the vast number of invalid ballots cast that month.
The report stated that NADRA examined sample of counterfoils having invalid identity card numbers and observed that a large number of these were minor mistakes in writing down the number of CNICs and theses trivial mistakes had rendered an otherwise valid CNIC number into an invalid one.
In a 1475-pages supplementary report, NADRA said that it carried an analysis of 6123 used counterfoils having Invalid NIC numbers in NA-122 constituency on a respondent counsel query and found that a majority of these were indeed mistakes in writing down the identity card number.
Also, the number of invalid ballots will be examined, especially because there were 40,000 invalid ballots and 49,000 invalid ballots for lists of council members in the City of Skopje.
Consequently this decision was invalid and therefore all actions based on this invalid decision are invalid.
Circuit issued a decision in which it found that President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last year are invalid.
Mukherjee clean swept with 124 votes polled, while one was invalid.
6,292,218 for electronic cameras (Kodak s 218 patent) is invalid.
6 -- The Higher Education Commission has so far declared 47 educational degrees submitted by lawmakers to the Election Commission of Pakistan at the time of the 2008 general elections fake or invalid, with 11 members of the National Assembly, six senators, 15 members of the Punjab Assembly, one of the Sindh Assembly and seven each of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan assemblies, according to documents obtained from the HEC.
Earlier the Michigan District Court had ruled against Eli Lilly stating that the asserted claims of the '826 patent are invalid for obviousness-type double patenting over US Patent No.