Nugatory

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Nugatory

Invalid; lacking legal force. A statute is nugatory if it has been declared unconstitutional.

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

nugatory

adj. of no force or effect; invalid. Example: statute which is unconstitutional is a nugatory law.

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