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  • n  the state of nonexistence
  • n  something that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity)

  • However, before marrying Radziwill, Lee had already applied for a decree of nullity from the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, which handles some cases involving mixed .
  • For a Roman Catholic couple who want to end a rocky marriage, there has been only one avenue within the church: a decree of nullity.
  • If the cases of nullity from coercion, outside of China and Africa, are more frequent among the wealthy than the poor, that is because selling into marriage is more common .

  • Tendai Biti in SW Radio Africa
    Biti wrote: "Given the fact that the SADC resolution is a nullity and has not been rescinded, it is then difficult for any of the parties to move in any direction for fear of legitimising the SADC Summit ruling".
  • Paul Pfeifer in Cincinnati Post
    The majority today allows the General Assembly, through the manipulation of its adjournment, to effectively render a governor's veto power a nullity,Pfeifer wrote.
  • Arlen Specter in FOXNews
    Presidential signing statements can render the legislative process a virtual nullity, making it completely unpredictable how certain laws will be enforced,Specter said. "This legislation reinforces the system of checks and balances and...

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