having no legal force or effect; not legally binding You must have the express authority to enter into development agreements to avoid an agreement being declared void.
- Avoid using void and voidable interchangeably. Whereas void means absolutely null, voidable means capable of being voided. A voidable contract gives some rights until one of the parties actually declares it void.
- The Commission has declared the election null and void.
- The contract was deemed void by reason of illegality of the subject matter.
- They assume jurisdiction to declare whether a marriage has taken place or not, whether there is any impediment which makes it void or voidable.
- The Marriage Act 1949 provides that a marriage between persons either of whom is under the age of 16 is void.
- The legal institution of slavery was declared null and void.
- The law determines that contracts of adhesion are void.
- void (verb) 'These changes may void your warranty.'