Ab initio.

Meaning from the start or beginning.

Ab initio is a Latin term meaning from the start or the beginning.  The term ab initio is often encountered in the context of contract law and void contracts in particular.

A void contract is a contract which, for whatever reason, is not legally enforceable and therefore worthless.  Parties cannot acquire rights or obligations under a contract which has always been void hence the importance of the term and concept of void ab initio


House of Lords - Boddington v. British Transport Police

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