null and void


null and void
Naught; of no validity or effect. Usually coupled with the word "void;" as "null and void."
The words "null and void," when used in a contract or statute are often construed as meaning "voidable." Burns Mortg. Co. v. Schwartz, C.C.A.N.J., 72 F.2d 991, 992.
"Null and void" means that which binds no one or is incapable of giving rise to any rights or obligations under any circumstances, or that which is of no effect. Zogby v. State, 53 Misc.2d 740, 279 N.Y.S.2d 665, 668.
See also void

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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