Definition Of nonenforceable

(especially of an obligation or law) impossible to enforce.

It is a criminological commonplace that it is counter-productive to pass unenforceable laws because this breeds general contempt for the law.

Example Of nonenforceable

  • A contract for an illegal purpose is unenforceable regardless of when the seller learns of that purpose.

  • An oral contract of apprenticeship, although legally valid, is unenforceable unless and until acted upon.

  • Another student said that the new rules are unenforceable because the entire student section would get ejected.

  • As was obvious from the outset, the treaty obligation is proving unenforceable .

  • But the decision is that these promises are invalid and unenforceable .


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